The Asian Games is Asia’s largest multi-sports event played in every 4 years. The Asian Games 2022 will be played in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China from 10 to 25 September 2022. The last Asian Games were played in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia from 18 August to 2 September 2018. Hangzhou will be the third Chinese city to host the Asian Games, after Beijing in 1990 and Guangzhou in 2010.
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Asian Games 2022 Hangzhou Key Highlights
The 19th edition of the Asian Games also known as XIX Asiad is going to start on 10th September 2022. The motto of this mega event is Heart to Heart, @Future. A total of 482 events in 40 sports will be played in this Asian Games.
|Tournament Name||Asian Games 2022 Hangzhou|
|Tournament Organizer||Olympic Council of Asia (OCA)|
|Sports Type||Multi Sports Event|
|Host City||Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China|
|Starting Date||10th September 2022|
|Last Match Date||25th September 2022|
|Tournament Frequency||4 Years|
|Points Table||Given Below|
|Motto||Heart to Heart, @Future|
|Events||482 in 40 Sports|
Asian Games 2022 Venues
The Chinese Olympic Committee confirmed that 44 venues will be used for the Asian Games 2022. 30 of the existing facility and 14 venues will be newly constructed. Most of the venues will be within Hangzhou and its districts while the rest of the events will be played in Deqing, Jinhua, Ningbo, Shaoxing, and Wenzhou. The Chinese government is very excited about this mega event. They are developing a high-speed rail line between Hangzhou and Huzhou for the Games.
All Teams for Asian Games 2022
There are a total of 45 National Olympic Committees that are members of the Olympic Council of Asia that could participate in this event. Below are the countries list who are participating in this mega events.
Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Chinese Taipei, East Timor, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Macau, Malaysia(North Borneo, Sarawak), Maldives, Mongolia Myanmar, Nepal, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vietnam and Yemen.
Asian Games History
The Asian Games, also known as ASIAD, is a multi-sports event held every 4 years. The game is played among athletes from all over Asia. The first event was played in New Delhi, India in 1951. Now Asian Games is the second largest multi-sport event after the Olympic Games. Total 9 countries hosted so far this mega event.
Asian Games Host Cities and Country (1951 – 2034)
Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) decides the host nation after examining the interest and bid expressed by the country for the Asian Games mega event.
The inauguration event was hosted by India in 1951. OCA already decided on the host country till 2034 for the Asian Games. See below the Host Country and cities for Asian Games.
|Edition||Year||Host City||Host Country|
Asian Games 2022 FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
Question 1 – Who is the organizer of the Asian Games?
Answer – The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) is an organizer of the Asian Games.
Question 2 – Which city has organized the Asian games, the most?
Answer – Bangkok has hosted the Asian Games more than any other city in the region.
Question 3 – Which was the first country to host the Asian games?
Answer – India was the host country for the first Asian Game.
Question 4 – how many countries participated in the first Asian Games?
Answer – A total of 11 countries participated in the first Asian Games.
Question 5 – What is the official slogan of the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games?
Answer – The official slogan of the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games is “Heart to Heart, @Future”.
Question 6 – What is the motto of the Asian games 2022?
Answer – The motto of Asian games 2022 is “Heart to Heart, @Future”.