Asian Youth Games

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Asian Youth Games
Abbreviation AYG
First event 2009 Asian Youth Games in Singapore
Occur every four years
Last event 2013 Asian Youth Games in Nanjing, China

The Asian Youth Games (AYG) is an international multi-sport event held every four years to complement the current Asian Games. The first Asian Youth Games was hosted by Singapore as a test in preparation for Youth Olympic Games (YOG).

List of Asian Youth Games[edit]

Host cities of the games through 2021
Year Games Host Dates Nations Athletes Sports Events Ref
2009 I Singapore Singapore 29 June – 7 July 43 1,237 9 90
2013 II China Nanjing, China 16–24 August 45 2,404 16 122
2017 III Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia 12–19 November 45
2021 IV Indonesia Surabaya, Indonesia [1]

Sports[edit]

Officially, there were a total of 19 sports, which were held till date in the Asian Youth Games.

Medal count[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  China (CHN) 71 39 35 145
2  South Korea (KOR) 45 30 31 106
3  Thailand (THA) 17 22 18 57
4  Singapore (SIN) 14 18 21 53
5  Japan (JPN) 12 11 10 33
6  India (IND) 8 7 10 25
7  Chinese Taipei (TPE) 7 13 20 40
8  Hong Kong (HKG) 7 13 18 38
9  Kazakhstan (KAZ) 5 10 12 27
10  North Korea (PRK) 5 6 9 20
11  Vietnam (VIE) 5 6 2 13
12  Malaysia (MAS) 4 6 8 18
13  Kuwait (KUW) 4 3 5 12
14  Philippines (PHI) 2 4 1 7
15  Iran (IRI) 1 9 4 14
16  Qatar (QAT) 1 4 0 5
17  Uzbekistan (UZB) 1 2 8 11
18  Indonesia (INA) 1 2 3 6
19  Saudi Arabia (KSA) 1 1 2 4
20  Yemen (YEM) 1 0 1 2
21  Syria (SYR) 1 0 0 1
22  Sri Lanka (SRI) 0 2 7 9
23  Iraq (IRQ) 0 1 1 2
23  Macau (MAC) 0 1 1 2
23  Tajikistan (TJK) 0 1 1 2
26  Jordan (JOR) 0 0 3 3
26  Mongolia (MGL) 0 0 3 3
28  Bahrain (BRN) 0 0 2 2
29  Kyrgyzstan (KGZ) 0 0 1 1
29  Myanmar (MYA) 0 0 1 1
29  Pakistan (PAK) 0 0 1 1
Total 213 211 239 663

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Muhayati Faridatun (8 November 2012). "Indonesia Gagal Jadi Tuan Rumah Asian Games 2019". www.sport.news.viva.co.id. Retrieved 8 November 2012.