2016 Asian Beach Games

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V Asian Beach Games
2016 Asian Beach Games logo.svg
Host city Danang, Vietnam
Motto

Shining Sea, Bright Future

(Vietnamese: Toả sáng đại dương, rực sáng tương lai)[1]
Nations participating 41
Athletes participating 2,197
Events 172 in 22 sports
Opening ceremony September 24
Closing ceremony October 3
Officially opened by Nguyễn Xuân Phúc
Prime Minister of Vietnam
Officially closed by Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc
Torch lighter Hoàng Xuân Vinh
Main venue Bien Dong Park
Website Official website
2014 2020  >

The Fifth Asian Beach Games was held in Danang, Vietnam.[2][3] It was the second time for Vietnam to host an Asia level multi-sports event, after Hanoi held Asian Indoor Games (2009) and Southeast Asian Games (2003). However, this was the first time that an event not be held in Hanoi.

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5th Asian Beach Games Activity icon is designed to simulate the waves and sand in the shape of the young athletes, healthy and active, athletic performances (volleyball , handball) with the symbol of the Union Olympic Council of Asia inside.

With the power of sports, all part of the logo rise up to form a large V shape (which means "Vietnam", "Victory", "V" - the fifth in icon Greece) which confirms the role of the host countries, highlighting the spirit of competition as well as the aspirations of the athletes win.

The combination of sea and sand waved together reflects the strength and strong wills of Vietnam as well as carrying sporting friendly message and welcome to all athletes; represents the solidarity and friendship of the Asian family with the expectation of a successful 5th Asian Beach Games.

Mascot[edit]

Chim Yen, the official mascot.

The mascot of the games is a swiftlet named Chim Yen. Special characteristic of the southern central coastal region of Vietnam is famous for bird nest - a product of high economic value in general and a specialty of Da Nang in particular.

The mascot is a stylized little boy with funny hair on the head, a small V-shaped tail (a characteristic of oats), holding a lit torch represents the spirit of unity, peace and health of human life. The sun of the Olympic Council of Asia and on the traditional wave of mascot costumes symbolizing the Asian Beach Games. The colors used for the mascot is blue, red, black and gold representing the blue sea water, golden sand and feathers of birds.

Venues[edit]

Name Sport(s)
Bien Dong Park Beach soccer, Kabaddi, Fitness, Basketball 3x3, Water polo, Muaythai, Vietnam traditional martial arts,
Wrestling, Sambo, Jujitsu, Kurash, Vovinam, Pencak Silat, Swimming Marathon, Coastal Rowing, Opening and closing ceremonies
Phuong Trang Area Shuttlecock, Petanque
My Khe Beach Volleyball, Handball, Sepaktakraw
Son Thuy Beach Athletics, Woodball

Sports[edit]

Calendar[edit]

 OC  Opening ceremony  ●   Event competitions  1  Event finals  CC  Closing ceremony
September-October 2016 21st
Wed
22nd
Thu
23rd
Fri
24th
Sat
25th
Sun
26th
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27th
Tue
28th
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29th
Thu
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1st
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2nd
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3rd
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Gold
medals
3-on-3 basketball pictogram.svg 3-on-3 basketball 2 2
Beach water polo pictogram.svg Aquatics – Beach water polo 1 1
Open water swimming pictogram.svg Aquatics – Marathon swimming 2 2 4
Beach athletics pictogram.svg Beach athletics 2 4 3 5 14
Beach handball pictogram.svg Beach handball 2 2
Beach kabaddi pictogram.svg Beach kabaddi 2 2
Beach kurash pictogram.svg Beach kurash 3 3 4 10
Beach sambo pictogram.svg Beach sambo 3 3 2 8
Beach sepaktakraw pictogram.svg Beach sepak takraw 2 1 1 1 1 6
Beach soccer pictogram.svg Beach soccer 1 1
Volleyball (beach) pictogram.svg Beach volleyball 2 2
Beach woodball pictogram.svg Beach woodball 2 2 1 1 1 2 2 11
Beach wrestling pictogram.svg Beach wrestling 3 3 2 8
Bodybuilding pictogram.svg Bodybuilding 7 7
Coastal rowing pictogram.svg Coastal rowing 2 2 2 6
Ju-jitsu 8 7 3 18
Muay pictogram.svg Muay 16 16
Petanque pictogram.svg Pétanque 3 2 2 2 9
Pencak silat pictogram.svg Pencak silat 4 2 12 18
Shuttlecock pictogram.svg Shuttlecock 3 2 2 7
Vocotruyen 11 11
Vovinam pictogram.svg Vovinam 3 3 3 9
Ceremonies OC CC
Total gold medals 0 0 2 0 15 33 25 20 11 13 27 26 0 172
September-October 2016 21st
Wed
22nd
Thu
23rd
Fri
24th
Sat
25th
Sun
26th
Mon
27th
Tue
28th
Wed
29th
Thu
30th
Fri
1st
Sat
2nd
Sun
3rd
Mon
Gold
medals

Participating nations[edit]

41 out of the 45 Asian countries took part. Palestine, Yemen, North Korea, and Saudi Arabia did not compete. Below is a list of all the participating NOCs; the number of competitors per delegation is indicated in brackets.

Medal table[edit]

  Host nation

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Vietnam (VIE) 52 44 43 139
2  Thailand (THA) 36 24 30 90
3  China (CHN) 12 18 19 49
4  Iran (IRI) 9 6 6 21
5  Mongolia (MGL) 7 4 8 19
6  Cambodia (CAM) 6 6 9 21
7  Qatar (QAT) 5 1 1 7
8  Jordan (JOR) 4 4 5 13
9  United Arab Emirates (UAE) 4 2 3 9
10  Malaysia (MAS) 3 6 5 14
11  Indonesia (INA) 3 5 9 17
12  Kazakhstan (KAZ) 3 5 4 12
13  Myanmar (MYA) 3 5 3 11
14  Laos (LAO) 3 3 24 30
15  Uzbekistan (UZB) 3 1 3 7
16  India (IND) 2 4 18 24
17  Philippines (PHI) 2 4 15 21
18  Chinese Taipei (TPE) 2 4 10 16
19  Turkmenistan (TKM) 2 4 9 15
20  Singapore (SGP) 2 3 7 12
21  Pakistan (PAK) 2 3 6 11
22  Bahrain (BRN) 2 0 0 2
23  South Korea (KOR) 1 4 11 16
24  Oman (OMA) 1 3 0 4
25  Japan (JPN) 1 2 7 10
26  Iraq (IRQ) 1 1 8 10
27  Kyrgyzstan (KGZ) 1 0 4 5
28  Hong Kong (HKG) 0 4 4 8
29  Lebanon (LBN) 0 1 6 7
30  Syria (SYR) 0 1 2 3
31  Macau (MAC) 0 0 5 5
32  Afghanistan (AFG) 0 0 3 3
33  Sri Lanka (SRI) 0 0 2 2
34  Brunei (BRU) 0 0 1 1
34  Independent Athletes (IOA) 0 0 1 1
Total 172 172 291 635

Sponsors[edit]

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External links[edit]

Preceded by
Phuket
Asian Beach Games
Danang

5th ABG (2016)
Succeeded by
TBD