Asian Youth Games

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Asian Youth Games
Asian Games logo.svg
Abbreviation AYG
First event 29 June-7 July 2009 Singapore
Occur every 4 years
Last event 2013

The Asian Youth Games (AYG) is an international multi-sport event held every four years to complement the current Asian Games. The first Asian Youth Games was hosted by Singapore as a test in preparation for Youth Olympic Games (YOG).

List of Asian Youth Games[edit]

Asian Youth Games Host

The number of gold medal per delegation is indicated in brackets.

Year Games Host City 1st place 2nd place 3rd place
2009
I
Singapore Singapore China (25) South Korea (20) Thailand (11)
2013
II
China Nanjing China (46) South Korea (25) Japan (7)
2017
III
Sri Lanka Hambantota[1]
2021
IV
Indonesia Surabaya[2]

All-time medal count[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  China (CHN) 71 39 35 145
2  South Korea (KOR) 45 30 31 106
3  Thailand (THA) 17 22 18 57
4  Singapore (SIN) 14 18 21 53
5  Japan (JPN) 12 11 10 33
6  India (IND) 8 7 10 25
7  Chinese Taipei (TPE) 7 13 20 40
8  Hong Kong (HKG) 7 13 18 38
9  Kazakhstan (KAZ) 5 10 12 27
10  North Korea (PRK) 5 6 9 20
11  Vietnam (VIE) 5 6 2 13
12  Malaysia (MAS) 4 6 8 18
13  Kuwait (KUW) 4 3 5 12
14  Philippines (PHI) 2 4 1 7
15  Iran (IRI) 1 9 4 14
16  Qatar (QAT) 1 4 0 5
17  Uzbekistan (UZB) 1 2 8 11
18  Indonesia (INA) 1 2 3 6
19  Saudi Arabia (KSA) 1 1 2 4
20  Yemen (YEM) 1 0 1 2
21  Syria (SYR) 1 0 0 1
22  Sri Lanka (SRI) 0 2 7 9
23  Iraq (IRQ) 0 1 1 2
23  Macau (MAC) 0 1 1 2
23  Tajikistan (TJK) 0 1 1 2
26  Jordan (JOR) 0 0 3 3
26  Mongolia (MGL) 0 0 3 3
28  Bahrain (BRN) 0 0 2 2
29  Kyrgyzstan (KGZ) 0 0 1 1
29  Myanmar (MYA) 0 0 1 1
29  Pakistan (PAK) 0 0 1 1
Total 213 211 239 663

Sports[edit]

For the 2009 Asian Youth Games, due to time and resource constraints, Singapore and the Olympic Council of Asia trimmed the number of sports to nine. The list of events has been confirmed for eight sports are swimming/diving, athletics, 3-on-3 basketball, beach volleyball, bowling, football, sailing, shooting and table tennis.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Asian Youth Games 2017: Hambantota likely to be the host". Dailynews.lk. 2012-02-03. Retrieved 2012-02-03. 
  2. ^ Muhayati Faridatun (8 November 2012). "Indonesia Gagal Jadi Tuan Rumah Asian Games 2019". www.sport.news.viva.co.id. Retrieved 8 November 2012.