X Asian Games

Seoul , the capital of South Korea , hosted the 10th Asiad. Its great success was a prelude to Seoul Olympic Games in 1988 and her economic prosperity of early nineties. Although the weather on the day of the Opening Ceremony was not kind, the Olympic Stadium with capacity of 100,000 was filled to the brim. The 10th Asiad was the first one to be supervised by the Olympic Council of Asia, OCA .

Hinting at titanic evolution of future Asiad, Bowling, fencing, Judo and Taekwondo were added from the last one to make up 25 disciplines at this time.

In medal tally, South Korea showed splendid effort against China and won in total number of medals but lost in the race for gold. On the other hand, Japan slipped further in ranking, placing 3rd. The era of China-Korea domination begun.

Participating Nations

25

Participants

4835

Sports/Events

25
Athletics, Swimming, Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Boxing, Cycling, Equestrian, Golf, Fencing, Soccer, Judo, Hockey, Gymnastics, Handball, Canoeing, Shooting, Table Tennis, Tennis, Taekwondo, Volleyball, Wrestling, Weightlifting and Yacht Racing.

4,835 athletes and officials were involved.

There were 25 sports and 270 events.

Sports added: judo and taekwondo.

The importance of the Games attracted media attention.

New World and Asian records were set.

The top three winners were: China , Japan and Korea.


Medal Tally of 10th Asian Games

Rank.
Nation
Medals
     Gold
      Silver
       Bronze
     Total

1

China

94

82

46

222

2

South Korea

93

55

76

224

3

Japan

58

76

77

211

4

Iran

6

6

10

22

5

India

5

9

23

37

6

Philippines

4

5

9

18

7

Thailand

3

10

13

26

8

Pakistan

2

3

4

9

9

Indonesia

1

5

4

10

10

Hong Kong

1

1

3

5

11

Qatar

1

-

3

4

12

Lebanon

1

-

1

2

13

Bahrain

1

-

1

2

14

Malaysia

-

5

5

10

15

Iraq

-

5

2

7

16

Jordan

-

3

1

4

17

Kuwait

-

1

7

8

18

Singapore

-

1

4

5

19

Saudi Arabia

-

1

-

1

20

Nepal

-

-

8

8

21

Bangladesh

-

-

1

1

22

Oman

-

-

1

1

Total

270

268

299

837

 

   Pakistan Medal Tally in 10th Asian Games

S.No.
Discipline
Medals
     Gold
      Silver
       Bronze
     Total

1.

Boxing

-

2

3

5

2.

Hockey

-

1

-

1

3.

Wrestling

1

1

-

2

4.

Yachting

1

-

-

1

Total

2

4

3

9

 

S.No.
Player
Name of Event
Medal
   Boxing

1.

Syed Hussain Shah

Light Heavy

Silver

2.

Mr. Kasur

Heavy Weight

Silver

3.

Mr. Yousaf

Super Heavy

Bronze

4.

Mr. Syed Ibrar Hussain

Middle Weight

Bronze

5.

Mr. Latif

Fly Weight

Bronze

   Hockey

1.

Pakistan Team

Hockey (Men)

Gold

   Wrestling

1.

Mr. Abdul Majeed

90 Kg

Gold

2.

Mr. Shahid Butt

100 Kg

Silver

   Yachting

1.

Lt. Cdr. Munir Sadiq & Lt. Zaka Ullah

Enterprise Class

Gold