East Asian Games

The East Asian Games was a multi-sport event organised by the East Asian Games Association (EAGA) and held every four years from 1993 to 2013 among athletes from East Asian countries and territories of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), as well as the Pacific island of Guam, which is a member of the Oceania National Olympic Committees.

The East Asian Games was 1 of 5 Regional Games of the OCA. The others were the Central Asian Games, the South Asian Games, the Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games), and the West Asian Games.[1]

It ended in the 2013 tournament. Instead, the East Asian Youth Games had a plan to start in Taichung, Taiwan, in 2019 but failed.

East Asian Games
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Games
East Asian Games
AbbreviationEAG
First event1993 East Asian Games in Shanghai, China
Occur every4 years
Last event2013 East Asian Games in Tianjin, China
PurposeMulti sport event for nations on the Asian continent

Participating nations

All 8 countries whose National Olympic Committee is recognized by the East Asian Games Association and 1 country whose National Olympic Committee is recognized by the Oceania National Olympic Committees.

1Associate member

Kazakhstan is a former member of the EAGA.[2] It now participates in the Central Asian Games.

List of East Asian Games

Edition Year Host City Host Nation Opened by Start Date End Date Nations Competitors Sports Events Top Placed Team
I 1993 Shanghai  China President Jiang Zemin 9 May 18 May 8 1,021 12 170  China (CHN)
II 1997 Busan  South Korea President Kim Young-sam 10 May 19 May 10 1,283 13 199  China (CHN)
III 2001 Osaka  Japan Prince Takamado 19 May 27 May 10 2,804 15 201  China (CHN)
IV 2005 Macau  Macau Vice Premier Wu Yi 29 October 6 November 9 1,919 17 235  China (CHN)
V 2009 Hong Kong  Hong Kong State Councilor Liu Yandong 5 December 13 December 9 2,377 22 262  China (CHN)
VI 2013 Tianjin  China Vice Premier Liu Yandong 6 October 15 October 9 2,422 24 254  China (CHN)

Medal count

Of the 10 National Olympic Committees participating throughout the history of the Games, all nations have won at least a single medal in the competition. 9 nations have won at least a single gold medal, while China became the only nation in history to emerge as overall champion.

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 China (CHN)6263962851307
2 Japan (JPN)2883263951009
3 South Korea (KOR)209256321786
4 Chinese Taipei (TPE)57139188384
5 Hong Kong (HKG)4354105202
6 Kazakhstan (KAZ)373048115
7 North Korea (PRK)305077157
8 Macau (MAC)233053106
9 Mongolia (MGL)51482101
10 Guam (GUM)0145
Totals (10 nations)1318129615584172

1Former member

Sports

Thirty sports were presented in East Asian Games history, including 2013 Games in Tianjin.

See also

References

  1. ^ Games page Archived 2010-12-11 at the Wayback Machine of the website of the Olympic Council of Asia; retrieved 2010-07-09.
  2. ^ "OCA East Asian Games". Archived from the original on 2010-11-08. Retrieved 2010-02-25.

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1979 Southeast Asian Games

The 1979 Southeast Asian Games, officially known as the 10th Southeast Asian Games was a Southeast Asian multi-sport event held in Jakarta, Indonesia from 21 to 30 September 1979. This was the first time that Indonesia hosted the games. Indonesia is the fifth nation to host the Southeast Asian Games after Thailand, Burma, Malaysia and Singapore. The games was officially opened and closed by President Soeharto at the Senayan Sports Stadium. The final medal tally was led by host Indonesia, followed by Thailand and Burma.

1993 Southeast Asian Games

The 1993 Southeast Asian Games, officially known as the 17th Southeast Asian Games, was a multi-sport event held in Singapore from 12 to 20 June 1993 with 29 sports featured in the games. The games were opened by Wee Kim Wee, the President of Singapore. This was the third time Singapore hosted the games and its first since 1983. Previously, Singapore also hosted the games for the first time in 1973. The final medal tally was led by Indonesia, followed by Thailand, the Philippines and host Singapore.

2001 East Asian Games

The 3rd East Asian Games were held in Osaka, Japan from May 19, 2001 to May 27, 2001.

2005 East Asian Games

The 4th East Asian Games was an international multi-sport event for countries in East Asia which was held in Macau from October 29 to November 6, 2005.

2005 Southeast Asian Games

The 2005 Southeast Asian Games, officially known as the 23rd Southeast Asian Games, was a Southeast Asian multi-sport event held in Manila, Philippines.This was the third time the Philippines hosted the games and its first time since 1991. Previously, Philippines also staged the games for the first time in 1981. Around 5336 athletes from 11 participating nations participated at the games which featured 443 events in 40 sports. The games was held from 27 November to 5 December 2005, although several events had commenced from 20 November 2005. The games was opened and closed by Gloria-Macapagal Arroyo, the President of the Philippines at the Quirino Grandstand, Rizal Park.

The final medal tally was led by host Philippines, followed by Thailand and Vietnam. Several Games and national records were broken during the games. Though there were several controversies, the games were deemed generally successful with the rising standard of competition amongst the Southeast Asian Nations.

14 years after the 2005 SEA Games, the Philippines is set to host the 2019 edition of the Southeast Asian Games.

2009 East Asian Games

The 2009 East Asian Games, officially known as the V East Asian Games, was an international multi-sport event that took place in Hong Kong, China, between 5 December and 13 December 2009. A total of 2,377 athletes from 9 East Asian national competed in 262 events in 22 sports. It was the biggest sporting event ever held in the territory.

2013 East Asian Games

The 2013 East Asian Games, officially known as the VI East Asian Games, was an international multi-sport event that took place in Tianjin, China, between 6 October and 15 October 2013. 2,422 Athletes from nine East Asian nations competed in 254 events in 24 sports.

Badminton at the East Asian Games

Badminton competitions were held at the East Asian Games in the years 1993, 1997, 2009 and 2013.

Basketball at the East Asian Games

The East Asian Games included competitions in the sport of basketball at all six of the Games held between 1993 and 2013. The Chinese Taipei national basketball team won the gold medal at three of the Games.

Basketball at the Southeast Asian Games

The Philippines have won 17 of the 19 men's events since the sport was played except in 1979 and 1989 when Malaysia won. The Malaysians, meanwhile, won 14 of the 18 women's events, including the most recent one in 2017.Starting in 2019, the 3x3 version of the game will be played, in addition to the usual 5-on-5 full strength teams.

Football at the 2005 Southeast Asian Games

The football tournament at the 2005 Southeast Asian Games was held from 20 November to 4 December. The men's tournament is played at under-23 level, while the women's tournament has no age limit.

Football at the 2009 East Asian Games

The football tournament at the 2009 East Asian Games was the fifth edition of East Asian Games football tournament. It was held in Hong Kong form 2 December 2009 to 13 December 2009.

The tournament was won by Hong Kong, who claimed their first international football tournament title. They defeated Japan 4–2 in a penalty shootout in the final, after extra time had finished in a 1-1 draw. Korea Republic beat Korea DPR to finish third.

Football at the 2013 East Asian Games

The football tournament at the 2013 East Asian Games was the sixth edition of East Asian Games football tournament. It was held in Tianjin, China from 6 October to 14, 2013.The men's football games required the age of players should be under 23. No requirement for women's.

The matches were played at Tianjin, China, from 6 to 14 October 2013 (all times UTC+8:00).

Football at the East Asian Games

This article is about the association football tournament at the East Asian Games. Since the first edition of the East Asian Games, participants have had to be under 23 years of age.

Football at the Southeast Asian Games

Football has been part of the Southeast Asian Games sport since the 1959 edition.

Hong Kong national under-23 football team

The Hong Kong Olympic Football Team (also known as Hong Kong Under-23 or Hong Kong U-23) represents Hong Kong in international football competitions in the Olympic Games, the Asian Games, the East Asian Games, as well as any other under-23 international football tournaments. It is committed by the Hong Kong Football Association.

List of East Asian Games records in athletics

The East Asian Games is a multi-sport event which began in 1993. Athletics has been one of the sports held at the Games since the inaugural edition. Records set by athletes who are representing one of the East Asian Games Association's member states.

Southeast Asian Games

The Southeast Asian Games, also known as the SEA Games, is a biennial multi-sport event involving participants from the current 11 countries of Southeast Asia. The games is under regulation of the Southeast Asian Games Federation with supervision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Olympic Council of Asia.

Tennis at the 2007 Southeast Asian Games

Tennis at the 2007 Southeast Asian Games was held at Tennis Court, His Majesty the King's Birthday 80th Anniversary Stadium (5 December 2007), Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand.

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