2013 East Asian Games

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VI East Asian Games
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Host city Tianjin
Teams participating 9
Opening ceremony October 6
Closing ceremony October 15
Officially opened by Vice Premier Liu Yandong
Main venue Tianjin Olympic Center Stadium

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.

Organisation[edit]

Bid[edit]

In 2007 China and Mongolia entered the bidding process as potential host cities for the 6th East Asian games.[1]

Participation[edit]

[2]


Sports[edit]

2013 East Asian Games featured 258 events in 24 sports (including 16 Olympics sports), a new record of East Asian Games history.

NB: † = Non-Olympic sports

Medal table[edit]

Key:

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue

Final medal tally, from the official Medal Tally page.[3]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  China 134 79 51 264
2  Japan 47 57 75 179
3  South Korea 36 51 74 161
4  Chinese Taipei 17 28 46 91
5  Hong Kong 10 16 30 56
6  North Korea 8 12 22 42
7  Macau 3 5 19 27
8  Mongolia 0 4 18 22
9  Guam 0 1 0 1
Total 255 253 335 843

References[edit]

  1. ^ chinadaily.com.cn. "chinadaily.com.cn." China to bid for 2013 East Asian Games. Retrieved on 2010-02-20.
  2. ^ "Olympic Council of Asia". Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  3. ^ 2013 East Asian Games Medal Tally Page

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