1987 South Asian Games
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|Host city||Kolkata, India|
|Opening ceremony||20 November|
|Closing ceremony||27 November|
|Officially opened by||R. Venkataraman |
President of India
|Main venue||Salt Lake Stadium|
The 1987 South Asian Games, officially the 3rd South Asian Federation Games were a multi-sport event, held in Kolkata, India from 20 November to 27 November 1987. It was the largest sporting event ever to be held in Kolkata, and West Bengal as a whole. This was also the first time when India hosted these Games.
A total of 10 disciplinees were contested in these Games. India was the major medal winner at these events, garnering approximately 43% of all the medals. Seven nations participated in these Games.
- Medal sports (10)
- Basketball (debut)
- Table tennis (debut)
- Volleyball (debut)
- Demonstration sport (1)
|Totals (7 nations)||116||119||125||360|
- "3rd South Asian Federation Games 1987 (Calcutta, India)". rsssf.com. Retrieved 10 November 2018.
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