Asian Athletics Championships

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The Asian Athletics Championships is an event organized by the Asian Athletics Association.

The competition courted controversy with the International Association of Athletics Federations when political in-fighting arose due to the barring of Israel from participation in 1977. That edition of the competition was cancelled and championships between 1979 and 1989 were regarded by the IAAF as unofficial and called the "Asian Track and Field Meeting" as a result. The situation was resolved when Israel began competing in European Athletic Association events instead.[1]

Editions[edit]

Edition Year City Country Date Venue Events Nations Athletes Top of the
medal table
1 1973 Marikina Philippines Philippines 18–23 November Rodriguez Sports Center 37  Japan
2 1975 Seoul South Korea South Korea 9–14 June Dongdaemun Stadium 39  Japan
3 1979 Tokyo Japan Japan 31 May – 3 June National Olympic Stadium 38  Japan
4 1981 Tokyo Japan Japan 5–7 June National Olympic Stadium 37  Japan
5 1983 Kuwait City Kuwait Kuwait 3–9 November Kuwait National Stadium 38  China
6 1985 Jakarta Indonesia Indonesia 25–29 September Bung Karno Stadium 42  China
7 1987 Singapore Singapore Singapore 22–26 July National Stadium 40  China
8 1989 New Delhi India India 14–19 November Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium 40  China
9 1991 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Malaysia 19–23 October Stadium Merdeka 40  China
10 1993 Manila Philippines Philippines 30 November – 4 December Rizal Memorial Stadium 41  China
11 1995 Jakarta Indonesia Indonesia 20–24 September Bung Karno Stadium 41  China
12 1998 Fukuoka Japan Japan 19–22 July Hakatanomori Athletic Stadium 43  China
13 2000 Jakarta Indonesia Indonesia 28–31 August Bung Karno Stadium 43 37 441  China
14 2002 Colombo Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 9–12 August Sugathadasa Stadium 43  China
15 2003 Manila Philippines Philippines 20–23 September Rizal Memorial Stadium 43  China
16 2005 Incheon South Korea South Korea 1–4 September Incheon Munhak Stadium 43 35 536  China
17 2007 Amman Jordan Jordan 25–29 July Amman International Stadium 44 34  China
18 2009 Guangzhou China China 10–14 November Olympic Stadium 44 37 505  China
19 2011 Kobe Japan Japan 7–10 July Kobe Universiade Memorial Stadium 42 40 464  China
20 2013 Pune India India 3–7 July Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex 42 42 522  China
21 2015 Wuhan China China 3–7 June Wuhan Sports Center Stadium 42 40 497  China
22 2017 Bhubaneswar India India 5–9 July Kalinga Stadium 47 45 655  India
23 2019 Doha Qatar Qatar TBA

All-time medal table[edit]

As 2017

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  China 308 206 113 627
2  Japan 151 191 212 554
3  India 85 101 124 310
4  Qatar 61 38 38 137
5  Kazakhstan 33 32 42 107
6  Saudi Arabia 28 21 12 61
7  South Korea 27 58 64 139
8  Thailand 23 30 24 77
9  Bahrain 21 20 12 53
10  Sri Lanka 19 14 19 55
11  Iran 17 15 21 53
12  Chinese Taipei 16 38 61 115
13  Uzbekistan 16 27 19 62
14  Kuwait 15 15 7 37
15  Philippines 12 11 17 40
16  North Korea 12 11 23 46
17  Kyrgyzstan 8 2 5 15
18  Malaysia 6 16 26 48
19  United Arab Emirates 6 4 3 13
20  Iraq 5 9 9 23
21  Vietnam 5 6 6 17
22  Tajikistan 4 2 1 7
23  Myanmar 3 2 4 9
24  Israel 3 1 4 8
25  Pakistan 2 3 2 7
26  Syria 2 2 6 10
27  Indonesia 1 8 9 18
28  Hong Kong 1 5 1 7
29  Oman 1 2 3 6
30  Jordan 1 1 2 4
31  Azerbaijan 1 1 1 3
32  Turkmenistan 1 1 0 2
33  Singapore 0 8 5 13
34  Lebanon 0 2 2 4
35  Mongolia 0 1 0 1
36  Cambodia 0 0 2 2
37    Nepal 0 0 2 2
Total 904 907 899 2709

Championships records[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Asian Championships. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2010-02-21.

External links[edit]