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Sports at the 2018 Asian Games

The number of sports for each Asian Games event has varied over time (see table of changes). There have also been many demonstration sports.

Badminton Indonesia at the 2018 Asian Games Team Indonesia at the 2018 Asian Games

At the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia, there were 462 medal events. Officially there are 40 sports, but some of those, like aquatics, are actually several sports under one unbrella term.

Below we have listed all the disciplines that are usualy considered an individual sport. eSports was featured as a demonstration sport in 2018 and is a medal event for the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.

Sports for 2018 (with the number of gold medals up for grabs)

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