2022 Asian Games

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XIX Asian Games
2022 Asian Games logo.jpeg
Host city Hangzhou, China
Opening ceremony September 10
Closing ceremony September 25
Main venue Hangzhou Sports Park Stadium
Website http://www.hangzhou2022.cn
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The 2022 Asian Games, also known as XIX Asiad (Chinese: 第十九届亚洲运动会; pinyin: Dì Shíjiŭ Jiè Yàzhōu Yùndònghuì), will be a multi-sport event celebrated in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China from September 10 to 25, 2022.[1] Hangzhou will be the third Chinese city to host the Asian Games, after Beijing 1990 and Guangzhou 2010.

Organisation[edit]

Bidding[edit]

The Chinese Olympic Committee confirmed that Hangzhou submitted a bid, and is the only city to declare the candidacy in August 2015. Hangzhou was officially awarded as the host city on September 16, 2015 in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, during the 34th OCA General Assembly.[2]

According to the proposal, Ningbo, Shaoxing and Huzhou will also be the part of competition venues. The Games also enhanced the construction of several railways in the city, and shorten the travel to one and half hours.[3]

Venues[edit]

44 venues will be used during the Games, which 30 venues are already existing in the city, 10 are under construction and another 4 venues are in the planning stage.[1]

Games[edit]

Sports[edit]

After being a demonstration sport in 2018, Esports will become a medal event in the 2022 Games.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Hangzhou to host 19th Asian Games in 2022". OCA. Ocasia.org. 16 September 2015. Retrieved 17 September 2015. 
  2. ^ Butler, Nick (16 September 2015). "Hangzhou confirmed as host of 2022 Asian Games". inside the games. Retrieved 16 September 2015. 
  3. ^ "杭州申办2022年亚运会 湖州将成为四大会场之一". FCCS. 19 August 2015. Retrieved 29 August 2015. 
  4. ^ Graham, Bryan Armen (18 April 2017). "eSports to be a medal event at 2022 Asian Games". Retrieved 24 April 2017. 

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