Asian Games

Gianluigi Buffon, Italy, 2006 FIFA World Cup winner
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The Asian Games is a Pancontinental multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia.
The Games were regulated by the Asian Games Federation (AGF) from the first Games in New Delhi, India, until the 1978 Games.

Since the 1982 Games they have been organized by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), after the breakup of the Asian Games Federation. The Games are recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and are described as the second largest multi-sport event after the Olympic Games.


Olympic Council of Asia (OCA)

1st edition

1951 Asian Games





South Korea South Korea (4) South Korea (4)

Iran Iran (4) Iran (4)

Myanmar Myanmar (2) Myanmar (2)

India India (2) India (2)

Taiwan Taiwan (2) Taiwan (2)

South Korea U-23 South Korea U-23 (1) South Korea U-23 (1)

Japan Japan (1) Japan (1)

Qatar Qatar (1) Qatar (1)

Uzbekistan Uzbekistan (1) Uzbekistan (1)

Iraq Iraq (1) Iraq (1)

Korea DPR Korea DPR (1) Korea DPR (1)

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