2014 Asian Para Games

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II Asian Para Games
2014 Asian Para Games logo.svg
Host city Incheon, South Korea
Motto A Wave of Passion, Now Begins!
Nations participating 41
Athletes participating 2,497
Events 443 in 23 Sport
Opening ceremony 18 October
Closing ceremony 24 October
Officially opened by Chung Hong-won
Prime Minister of South Korea
Torch lighter Lim Woo-geun
Main venue Incheon Munhak Stadium
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The 2014 Asian Para Games, officially known as the 2nd Asian Para Games was an Asian disabled multi-sport event held in Incheon, South Korea, from 18 to 24 October 2014, 2 weeks after the end of the 2014 Asian Games. This was the first time South Korea hosted the games. South Korea is the second nation to host the Asian Para Games after China.

Around 4,500 athletes from 41 countries competed in the games which featured 443 events in 23 sports. The games was opened by the Prime Minister of South Korea, Jung Hong Won at the Incheon Munhak Stadium.

The final medal tally was led by China, followed by host South Korea and Japan, while Kazakhstan, Myanmar, Singapore, Syria and Qatar won their first ever Asian Para Games gold medal. 24 world and 121 Asian records were broken during the Games. The Games were deemed generally successful with its low hosting cost and with the rising standard of disabled sports competition amongst the Asian nations.[1]

Development and preparation[edit]

2014 Asian Para Games Organizing Committee was formed to oversee the staging of the games.

Venues[edit]

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Incheon
Gyeonggi Province

Marketing[edit]

Jeonopi and Dnopi, the black-faced spoonbill, the official mascot of the games.

[edit]

The logo of the 2014 Asian Para Games is an image of a flame that symbolises the games itself. The blue and green symbolises the determination of the athletes, while the pink and orange flame represents the caring personality of the Asian people in general. All the colours combined on the logo represents the harmony of the people of Asia including the disables. Overall the logo represents the passion and challenging spirit of the games participating athletes as well as the unity of Asian people.

Mascot[edit]

The mascot of the 2014 Asian Para Games is a pair of black-faced spoonbill named, Jeonopi and Dnopi. They were chosen to highlight the games organiser commitment in environmental conservation. Jeonopi represents friendship with people in Asia and the world and the clean natural environment of host city Incheon, while Dnopi represents courage of the participating athletes and hope.[3][4]

The games[edit]

Opening Ceremony[edit]

The opening ceremony was held on 18 October 2014 at the Munhak Stadium with the theme, "Impossible drives us". It was attended by South Korean Prime Minister Chung Hung Won, International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven and Asian Paralympic Committee President Dato Zainal Abu Zarin. The performance was directed by Yoo Joon-gyu and featured K-pop singer Kim Tae-woo. The South Korean prime minister declared the games open, while Lim Woo-geun lit the games cauldron.[5][6]

Closing Ceremony[edit]

The Closing ceremony was held on 24 October 2014 at the Munhak Stadium, where the games was declared closed by Asian Paralympic President Dato' Zainal Abu Zarin.[7]

Participitating Nations[edit]

Below is a list of all the participating NPCs:

Sports[edit]

Medal table[edit]

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Key

  *   Host nation (South Korea)

2014 Asian Para Games medal table
Rank NPC Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  China (CHN) 174 95 48 317
2  South Korea (KOR)* 72 62 77 211
3  Japan (JPN) 38 49 56 143
4  Iran (IRI) 37 52 31 120
5  Uzbekistan (UZB) 22 5 4 31
6  Thailand (THA) 21 39 47 107
7  Malaysia (MAS) 15 20 27 62
8  Hong Kong (HKG) 10 15 19 44
9  Indonesia (INA) 9 11 18 38
10  Vietnam (VIE) 9 7 13 29
11  Kazakhstan (KAZ) 7 6 11 24
12  Iraq (IRQ) 6 6 19 31
13  United Arab Emirates (UAE) 4 12 9 25
14  Chinese Taipei (TPE) 4 10 24 38
15  India (IND) 3 14 16 33
16  Qatar (QAT) 3 0 2 5
17  Mongolia (MGL) 2 1 8 11
18  Saudi Arabia (KSA) 2 1 1 4
19  Sri Lanka (SRI) 1 6 7 14
20  Jordan (JOR) 1 4 4 9
21  Syria (SYR) 1 2 2 5
22  Myanmar (MYA) 1 1 5 7
23  Singapore (SIN) 1 1 4 6
24  Philippines (PHI) 0 5 5 10
25  Kuwait (KUW) 0 4 2 6
26  Turkmenistan (TKM) 0 2 1 3
27  Lebanon (LIB) 0 2 0 2
28  Bahrain (BRN) 0 1 2 3
29  Brunei (BRU) 0 0 2 2
 Macau (MAC) 0 0 2 2
 North Korea (PRK) 0 0 2 2
32  Pakistan (PAK) 0 0 1 1
Total (32 NPCs) 443 433 469 1345

Results[edit]

This article lacks Results and Schedule, anyone have them please edit here. thanks!

Archery[edit]

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Event Class Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Individual compound open Nori Hadi
 Iran
Wu Tung Sang
 Hong Kong
Shin Dong-Heon
 South Korea
W1 Koo Dong Sub
 South Korea
Jang Dae Sung
 South Korea
Kim Ok Geum
 South Korea
Men Individual recurve Open Ranjbarkivaj Ebrahim
 Iran
Zhao Lixue
 China
Kimimasa Onodera
 Japan
Mixed Team compound open  Iran (IRI)  South Korea (KOR)  Iraq (IRQ)
Women's Individual compound open Al-Murshedi Wurood Basim Ati
 Iraq
Jeong Jin Young
 South Korea
Kim Mi Soon
 South Korea
Women Individual recurve W1/W2 Zahra Nemati
 Iran
Ye Jinyan
 China
Wu Chunyan
 China
Mixed Team recurve open  China (CHN)  South Korea (KOR)  Iran (IRI)

Athletics[edit]

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Event Class Gold Silver Bronze
100 m Men T11 Yang Chuan-Hui
 Chinese Taipei
Kitsana Jorchuy
 Thailand
Abdul Halim Dalimunte
 Indonesia
100 m Men T13 Jiang Bing Bing
 China
Guo Jin
 China
Lamsan Songwut
 Thailand
100 m Men T34 Alhammadi Mohamed
 United Arab Emirates
Almutairi Ahmad
 Kuwait
Al-Kubaisi Rashid
 Qatar
100 m Men T36 Mohamad Azlan
 Malaysia
Mohamad Puzi
 Malaysia
Jeon Eun Bae
 South Korea
800 m Men T11 Shinya Wada
 Japan
Ankur Dhama
 India
Shavaad Jedikere Mohammaed Ali
 India
1500 m Men T11 Shinya Wada
 Japan
Hamid Eslami
 Iran
Ankur Dhama
 India
200 m Women T13 Zhu Lin
 China

Judo[edit]

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Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 kg Namozov Sherzod
 Uzbekistan
Bolormaa Uugankhuu
 Mongolia
Li Xiaodong
 China

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Guangzhou
Asian Para Games
Incheon

II Asian Para Games (2014)
Succeeded by
Jakarta

Coordinates: 37°58′N 124°39′E / 37.967°N 124.650°E / 37.967; 124.650