Asian Para Games

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Asian Para Games
Asian Paralympic Committee.png
Abbreviation APG
First event 2010 Asian Para Games in Guangzhou, China
Occur every four years
Last event 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon, South Korea
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The Asian Para Games superseded the FESPIC Games, which was dissolved at the closing of the final FESPIC edition held November 2006 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.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]

Asian Para Games Host
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 18-24 October 41 2,850 24 443
2018
III
Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia Future event

Sports[edit]

Forty-four sports were presented in Asian Games history, including 2010 Games in Guangzhou.

Sport Logo Years
Archery Archery pictogram (Paralympics).svg since 2010
Athletics Athletics pictogram (Paralympics).svg since 2010
Badminton Badminton pictogram.svg since 2010
Boccia Boccia pictogram (Paralympics).svg since 2010
Bowling/Ten-pin Bowling Bowling pictogram.svg since 2010
Cycling Cycling (track) pictogram (Paralympics).svg since 2010
Football 5-a-side Football 5-a-side pictogram (Paralympics).svg since 2010
Football 7-a-side Football 7-a-side pictogram (Paralympics).svg since 2010
Goalball Goalball pictogram (Paralympics).svg since 2010
Judo Judo pictogram.svg since 2010
Lawn Bowls Lawn bowls pictogram.svg since 2014
Powerlifting Powerlifting pictogram (Paralympics).svg since 2010
Sport Logo Years
Rowing Rowing pictogram.svg since 2010
Sailing Sailing pictogram.svg since 2014
Shooting Shooting pictogram (Paralympics).svg since 2010
Swimming Swimming pictogram (Paralympics).svg since 2010
Table tennis Table tennis pictogram (Paralympics).svg since 2010
Sitting Volleyball Sitting volleyball pictogram (Paralympics).svg since 2010
Wheelchair Basketball Wheelchair basketball pictogram (Paralympics).svg since 2010
Wheelchair Dance Sport Dancesport pictogram.svg since 2014
Wheelchair Fencing Wheelchair fencing pictogram (Paralympics).svg since 2010
Wheelchair Rugby Rugby union pictogram.svg since 2014
Wheelchair Tennis Wheelchair tennis pictogram (Paralympics).svg since 2010

Medal count[edit]

Of the 42 National Asian Paralympic Committee participating throughout the history of the Games, 33 nations have won at least a single medal in the competition, leaving 9 nations: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Nepal, Oman, Tajikistan and Timor-Leste yet to win a single medal.

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  China (CHN) 359 213 136 708
2  South Korea (KOR) 99 105 110 314
3  Japan (JPN) 70 88 88 246
4  Iran (IRI) 64 76 60 200
5  Thailand (THA) 41 73 86 200
6  Malaysia (MAS) 24 33 50 107
7  Uzbekistan (UZB) 23 7 7 37
8  Hong Kong (HKG) 15 24 33 72
9  Iraq (IRQ) 15 11 25 51
10  Chinese Taipei (TPE) 12 17 35 64
Total 784 771 809 2364

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