Go at the 2010 Asian Games

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A Weiqi tournament was held at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou for the first time at an Asiad.[1] The three events in the competition - men's team, women's team and mixed doubles[2] — were held between 20 and 26 November 2010 at the Guangzhou Chess Institute.[3]

Competitors from China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, North Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia, Chinese Taipei, Thailand and Vietnam were taking part in Weiqi across the three events, although not all nations had competitors in each.

Medalists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's team
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 South Korea (KOR)
Lee Chang-ho
Kang Dong-yoon
Lee Se-dol
Cho Han-seung
Park Jeong-hwan
Choi Cheol-han
 China (CHN)
Chang Hao
Gu Li
Liu Xing
Kong Jie
Xie He
Zhou Ruiyang
 Japan (JPN)
Keigo Yamashita
Yuta Iyama
Shinji Takao
Satoshi Yuki
Kimio Yamada
Jiro Akiyama
Women's team
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 South Korea (KOR)
Lee Min-jin
Kim Yoon-yeong
Cho Hye-yeon
Lee Seul-a
 China (CHN)
Wang Chenxing
Rui Naiwei
Song Ronghui
Tang Yi
 Chinese Taipei (TPE)
Hsieh Yi-min
Joanne Missingham
Chang Cheng-ping
Wang Jing-yi
Mixed pair
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 South Korea (KOR)
Park Jeong-hwan
Lee Seul-a
 China (CHN)
Xie He
Song Ronghui
 South Korea (KOR)
Choi Cheol-han
Kim Yoon-yeong

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  South Korea (KOR) 3 0 1 4
2  China (CHN) 0 3 0 3
3  Chinese Taipei (TPE) 0 0 1 1
 Japan (JPN) 0 0 1 1
Total 3 3 3 9

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 77 athletes from 10 nations competed in go at the 2010 Asian Games:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jiang, Yuxia. "New sports to be introduced at Asian Games 2010". Xinhua. Retrieved 9 July 2010. 
  2. ^ "The Guangzhou 2010 Asian Games Sports Events Programme". Official Games website. Retrieved 9 July 2010. 
  3. ^ "Weiqi - Sport Related Information". Guangzhou Asian Games Organizing Committee. Retrieved 14 November 2010. 

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