Athletics at the Asian Games

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Athletics is an Asian Games event since 1951 in New Delhi, India. Among major athletics tournaments of the region, it succeeded the athletics at the Far Eastern Championship Games, which had ceased to be held after 1938.

Editions[edit]

Games Year Host city Host country Best nation
I 1951 New Delhi  India Japan
II 1954 Manila  Philippines Japan
III 1958 Tokyo  Japan Japan
IV 1962 Jakarta  Indonesia Japan
V 1966 Bangkok  Thailand Japan
VI 1970 Bangkok  Thailand Japan
VII 1974 Tehran  Iran Japan
VIII 1978 Bangkok  Thailand China
IX 1982 New Delhi  India Japan
X 1986 Seoul  South Korea China
XI 1990 Beijing  China China
XII 1994 Hiroshima  Japan China
XIII 1998 Bangkok  Thailand China
XIV 2002 Busan  South Korea China
XV 2006 Doha  Qatar China
XVI 2010 Guangzhou  China China
XVII 2014 Incheon  South Korea China

Events[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event 51 54 58 62 66 70 74 78 82 86 90 94 98 02 06 10 14 Games
100 m 17
200 m 17
400 m 17
800 m 17
1500 m 17
5000 m 17
10000 m 17
Marathon 15
110 m hurdles 17
400 m hurdles 17
3000 m steeplechase 17
High jump 17
Pole vault 17
Long jump 17
Triple jump 17
Shot put 17
Discus throw 17
Hammer throw 17
Javelin throw 17
Decathlon 17
10 km walk 1
20 km walk 10
50 km walk 7
4 × 100 m relay 17
4 × 400 m relay 17
Events 24 21 22 22 22 22 21 23 24 23 24 24 24 23 23 24 24

Women's events[edit]

Event 51 54 58 62 66 70 74 78 82 86 90 94 98 02 06 10 14 Games
100 m 17
200 m 17
400 m 13
800 m 14
1500 m 12
3000 m 5
5000 m 5
10000 m 8
Marathon 8
80 m hurdles 5
100 m hurdles 12
400 m hurdles 10
3000 m steeplechase 2
High jump 17
Pole vault 5
Long jump 17
Triple jump 5
Shot put 17
Discus throw 17
Hammer throw 4
Javelin throw 17
Pentathlon 4
Heptathlon 9
10 km walk 4
20 km walk 4
4 × 100 m relay 17
4 × 400 m relay 11
Events 9 9 9 10 12 13 14 16 16 19 19 19 21 22 22 23 23

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Japan 187 219 161 567
2 China 168 155 105 427
3 India 72 77 84 233
4 South Korea 33 35 54 122
5 Qatar 23 17 21 61
6 Bahrain 23 12 10 44
7 Kazakhstan 22 21 19 62
8 Saudi Arabia 17 5 7 29
9 Pakistan 14 13 12 39
10 Thailand 13 11 20 44
11 Philippines 11 10 29 50
12 Israel 11 3 5 19
13 Iran 10 14 10 34
14 Uzbekistan 10 13 13 36
15 Sri Lanka 10 6 11 27
16 Malaysia 8 8 18 34
17 Republic of China 6 9 16 31
18 North Korea 6 5 11 22
19 Iraq 5 4 5 14
20 Indonesia 4 3 14 21
21 Tajikistan 3 0 0 3
22 Singapore 2 7 9 18
23 Chinese Taipei 1 9 10 20
24 Kuwait 1 5 4 10
25 Burma 1 3 4 8
26 Kyrgyzstan 1 2 2 5
27 Oman 1 0 3 4
28 United Arab Emirates 1 0 1 2
29 Lebanon 1 0 0 1
Syria 1 0 0 1
31 Vietnam 0 5 2 7
32 Mongolia 0 1 0 1
33 Myanmar 0 0 2 2
Hong Kong 0 0 2 2
35 Turkmenistan 0 0 1 1
Total 666 674 667 2007

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