Asian Para Games

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Asian Para Games
First event 2010
Occur every every four years
Website Asian Paralympic Committee

The Asian Para Games is a multi-sport event held every four years after every Asian Games for athletes with physical disabilities. The first Games was held in 2010 in Guangzhou, China after the 16th Asian Games.[1] The 2nd Asian Para Games will be held in 2014 Incheon, South Korea.

History[edit]

The Asian Para Games superseded the FESPIC Games, which was dissolved at the closing of the final FESPIC edition held November 2006 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The first Asian multisports event for athletes with a disability, the inaugural Asian Para Games was in 2010 in Guangzhou, China.

List of Asian Para Games[edit]

Year Games Host Dates Nations Athletes Sports Events Ref
2010
I
China Guangzhou, China 12–19 December 41 2,405 19 341
2014
II
South Korea Incheon, South Korea Future event
2019
III
Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia Future event

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Guangzhou wins bid to host 2010 Asian Para-Games". China Daily. 29 November 2008. Retrieved 7 June 2009. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
FESPIC Games (2006)

Kuala Lumpur

Asian Para Games
Guangzhou

First Asian Para Games (2010)
Succeeded by
2nd Asian Para Games (2014)
Incheon