Laos at the 1994 Asian Games
|Laos at the 12th Asian Games|
|1994 Asian Games in Hiroshima|
|Asian Games history (summary)|
|Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games|
|Asian Beach Games|
|Asian Youth Games|
|Southeast Asian Games history|
|Southeast Asian Games|
The 1994 Asian Games also known as XII Asiad were held from October 2 to October 16, 1994 in Hiroshima, Japan. The main theme of this edition was to promote peace and harmony among Asian nations. It was emphasized by the host because the venue was the site of the atomic bomb attack 49 years earlier. Due to the First Gulf War, Iraq was suspended from the games.
There were a total number of 6,828 athletes and officials involved, from 42 countries, with a total number of 34 events. Debut sports at this edition of the Asiad were baseball, karate and modern pentathlon.