2012 Asian Beach Games

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III Asian Beach Games
2012 Asian Beach Games logo.svg
Host city Haiyang, China
Motto Share the Joy
Nations participating 43
Athletes participating 1,336
Events 49 in 13 sports
Opening ceremony June 16
Closing ceremony June 22
Officially opened by Ma Kai
State Councilor of China
Torch lighter Wu Qi
Main venue Haiyang International Conference Centre
Website Official website
2010 2014  >

The 3rd Asian Beach Games was held in Haiyang, China in 2012.

Hai Hai, Yang Yang, and Sha Sha, the official mascot.

Sports[edit]

Participating nations[edit]

43 out of 45 Asian countries participated in these games. The only exception being North Korea and Myanmar. They only participated in opening ceremony.[1] According to the Games' official website, Kuwaiti athletes participated the Games under the Olympic flag because the Kuwait Olympic Committee was suspended due to political interference in January 2010.

Calendar[edit]

 OC  Opening ceremony  ●   Event competitions   Event finals  CC  Closing ceremony
June 2012 12th
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13th
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Gold
medals
3-on-3 basketball pictogram.svg 3-on-3 basketball 2 2
Beach handball pictogram.svg Beach handball 2 2
Beach kabaddi pictogram.svg Beach kabaddi 2 2
Beach sepaktakraw pictogram.svg Beach sepak takraw 2 1 1 4
Beach soccer pictogram.svg Beach soccer 1 1
Volleyball (beach) pictogram.svg Beach volleyball 2 2
Beach woodball pictogram.svg Beach woodball 2 2 4
Dragon boat pictogram.svg Dragon boat 2 2 2 6
Powered paragliding pictogram.svg Powered paragliding 1 3 4
Inline speed skating pictogram.svg Roller speed skating 4 4 8
Sailing pictogram.svg Sailing 2 2
Climbing pictogram.svg Sport climbing 4 2 2 8
Water skiing pictogram.svg Waterskiing 4 4
Total gold medals 6 12 8 5 9 9 49
Ceremonies OC CC
June 2012 12th
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Gold
medals

Medal table[edit]

  Host nation

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  China (CHN) 14 10 12 36
2  Thailand (THA) 13 9 6 28
3  South Korea (KOR) 6 7 10 23
4  Indonesia (INA) 6 6 4 16
5  Chinese Taipei (TPE) 3 6 6 15
6  India (IND) 2 0 1 3
7  Iran (IRI) 2 0 0 2
8  Japan (JPN) 1 3 2 6
9  Afghanistan (AFG) 1 0 0 1
9  Qatar (QAT) 1 0 0 1
11  Philippines (PHI) 0 2 2 4
12  Vietnam (VIE) 0 2 1 3
13  Kazakhstan (KAZ) 0 1 1 2
13  Pakistan (PAK) 0 1 1 2
15  Bahrain (BRN) 0 1 0 1
15  Turkmenistan (TKM) 0 1 0 1
17  Sri Lanka (SRI) 0 0 2 2
18  Bangladesh (BAN) 0 0 1 1
18  Brunei (BRU) 0 0 1 1
18  Laos (LAO) 0 0 1 1
18  Mongolia (MGL) 0 0 1 1
18  Palestine (PLE) 0 0 1 1
18  Singapore (SGP) 0 0 1 1
Total 49 49 54 152

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