2001 East Asian Games

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III East Asian Games
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Host cityOsaka, Japan
Nations participating9
Athletes participating2804
Events15 sports
Opening ceremonyMay 19, 2001
Closing ceremonyMay 27, 2001
Officially opened byPrince Takamado
Torch lighterNaoko Takahashi
Main venueOsaka Dome

The 3rd East Asian Games were held in Osaka, Japan from May 19, 2001 to May 27, 2001.


The 2001 East Asian Games featured events in 15 sports, which was a new high for the competition.

Medal table[edit]

  Host nation (Japan)

1 China (CHN)854858191
2 Japan (JPN)*616565191
3 Kazakhstan (KAZ)13182657
4 Chinese Taipei (TPE)6163153
5 Hong Kong (HKG)3137
6 Mongolia (MGL)12710
7 Macau (MAC)1034
8 Guam (GUM)0011
Totals (8 nations)170150194514

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