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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