Asian Games Sports

The number of sports for each games has varied over time. At the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia, there were 462 medal events in 40 sports.

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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