Asian Games Sports

At the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia, there will be 462 medal events in 40 sports. The number of sports for each games has varied. At the 2014 Asian Games, there were a total of 36 sports included in the program, comprising 28 Olympic Events and 8 Non-Olympic Events. This is less sports than in recent previous Games. In 2010 there were 42 sports and 476 events. eSports will be featured as a demonstration sport in 2018 and is expected to be made a medal event for the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.

Sports for 2018

Table of Hosts and number of Sports

Year Host Sports Events
2018 Jakarta, Indonesia 40 462
2014 Incheon, South Korea 36 439
2010 Guangzhou, China 42 476
2006 Doha, Qatar 39 424
2002 Busan, South Korea 38 419
1998 Bangkok, Thailand 36 376
1994 Hiroshima, Japan 34 337
1990 Beijing, China 29 310
1986 Seoul, South Korea 25 270
1982 New Delhi, India 21 147
1978 Bangkok, Thailand 19 201
1974 Tehran, Iran 16 202
1970 Bangkok, Thailand 13 135
1966 Bangkok, Thailand 14 143
1962 Jakarta, Indonesia 13 88
1958 Tokyo, Japan 13 97
1954 Manila, Philippines 8 76
1951 New Delhi, India 6 57

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