Go at the 2010 Asian Games

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Go
at the 2010 Asian Games
Go (game) pictogram.svg
Venue Guangzhou Chess Institute
Dates 20 November 2010 (2010-11-20) – 26 November 2010 (2010-11-26)
Competitors 77 from 10 nations

A Weiqi tournament was held at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou for the first time at an Asiad.[1] The three events in the competition - men's team, women's team and mixed doubles[2] — were held between 20 and 26 November 2010 at the Guangzhou Chess Institute.[3]

Competitors from China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, North Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia, Chinese Taipei, Thailand and Vietnam were taking part in Weiqi across the three events, although not all nations had competitors in each.

Medalists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's team
details
 South Korea
Lee Chang-ho
Kang Dong-yun
Lee Se-dol
Cho Han-seung
Park Jeong-hwan
Choi Cheol-han
 China
Chang Hao
Gu Li
Liu Xing
Kong Jie
Xie He
Zhou Ruiyang
 Japan
Keigo Yamashita
Yuta Iyama
Shinji Takao
Satoshi Yuki
Kimio Yamada
Jiro Akiyama
Women's team
details
 South Korea
Lee Min-jin
Kim Yoon-yeong
Cho Hye-yeon
Lee Seul-a
 China
Wang Chenxing
Rui Naiwei
Song Ronghui
Tang Yi
 Chinese Taipei
Hsieh Yi-min
Joanne Missingham
Chang Cheng-ping
Wang Jing-yi
Mixed pair
details
 South Korea
Park Jeong-hwan
Lee Seul-a
 China
Xie He
Song Ronghui
 South Korea
Choi Cheol-han
Kim Yoon-yeong

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  South Korea 3 0 1 4
2  China 0 3 0 3
3  Chinese Taipei 0 0 1 1
 Japan 0 0 1 1
Total 3 3 3 9

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 77 athletes from 10 nations competed in go at the 2010 Asian Games:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jiang, Yuxia. "New sports to be introduced at Asian Games 2010". Xinhua. Retrieved 9 July 2010. 
  2. ^ "The Guangzhou 2010 Asian Games Sports Events Programme". Official Games website. Archived from the original on 24 July 2010. Retrieved 9 July 2010. 
  3. ^ "Weiqi - Sport Related Information". Guangzhou Asian Games Organizing Committee. Archived from the original on 13 November 2010. Retrieved 14 November 2010. 

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