XII Asian Games

For the first time in the history of the Asian Games, an Asiad was held in non-capital city of the host country under the leadership of Sheikh Ahmad Al-Sabah, the newly elected president of OCA . Leveled by Atomic Bomb during the World War II, for the City of Hiroshima Japan , peace and harmony were the theme she carried in hosting 12th Asian Games. It also marked the second Asiad to be held in Japan since 3rd Asian Games in Tokyo , 1958. As if to echo its theme, Cambodia , surviving years of civil strife, made her come back to the Asian Games after 20 years' absence. Among the record 43 countries/NOCs and regions participated, 5 former Soviet Republics of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan & Uzbekistan, who were recently included as members of OCA , were received with warm welcome. Baseball, Karatedo, Modern Pentathlon and Soft Tennis were added to make 34 disciplines in total.

Participating Nations

42

Participants

6828

Sports/Events

34
Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Boxing, Canoeing, Cycling, Equestrian, Fencing, Soccer, Golf, Gymnastics, Handball, Hockey, Judo, Kabaddi, Karatedo, Rowing, Sepaktakraw, Shooting, Softball, soft Tennis, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Wrestling, Wushu and Modern Pentathlon.

42 NOC's participated.

6,828 athletes and officials were involved.

Kazakhstan , Kyrgyzstan , Tajikistan and Turkmenistan participated for the first time.

Cambodia returned after an absence of 20 years.

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


Medal Tally of 12th Asian Games

Rank.
Nation
Medals
     Gold
      Silver
       Bronze
     Total

1

China

125

83

58

266

2

Japan

64

75

79

218

3

South Korea

63

56

64

183

4

Kazakhstan

25

26

26

77

5

Uzbekistan

10

11

19

40

6

Iran

9

9

8

26

7

Chinese Taipei

7

12

24

31

8

India

4

3

15

22

9

Malaysia

4

2

13

19

10

Qatar

4

1

15

20

11

Indonesia

3

12

11

26

12

Thailand

3

9

13

25

13

Syria

3

3

1

7

14

Philippines

3

2

8

13

15

Kuwait

3

1

5

9

16

Saudi Arabia

1

3

5

9

17

Turkmenistan

1

3

3

7

18

Mongolia

1

2

6

9

19

Singapore

1

1

5

7

20

Vietnam

1

2

-

3

21

Hong Kong

-

5

7

12

22

Pakistan

-

4

6

10

23

Kyrgyzstan

-

4

5

9

24

Jordan

-

2

2

4

25

U. Arab Emirate

-

1

3

4

26

Macau

-

1

1

2

27

Sri Lanka

-

1

1

2

28

Bangladesh

-

1

-

1

29

Brunei

-

-

2

2

30

Myanmar

-

-

2

2

31

Nepal

-

-

2

2

32

Tajikistan

-

-

2

2

Total

335

335

411

1069

 

   Pakistan Medal Tally in 12th Asian Games

S.No.
Discipline
Medals
     Gold
      Silver
       Bronze
     Total

1.

Athletics

-

-

1

1

2.

Boxing

-

3

2

5

3.

Hockey

-

-

1

1

4.

Kabaddi

-

-

1

1

5.

Sailing

-

1

1

2

Total

-

4

6

10

 

S.No.
Player
Name of Event
Medal
   Athletics

1.

Mr. Aqarab Aabbas

 

Bronze

   Boxing

1.

Mr. Abdul Khaliq

 

Silver

2.

Mr. Zaigham Maseel

 

Silver

3.

Mr. Usman Ullah Khan

 

Silver

4.

Mr. Ali Muhammad Qambrani

 

Bronze

5.

Mr. Safarash Khan

 

Bronze

   Hockey

1.

Kh. Zakauddin (Manager)
Mr. Muhammad Saeed Khan (Coach)
Mr. Hans Jorritsma (Foreign Coach)
Dr. Riaz Ahmed, Physiothrapist
Mr. Shahbaz Ahmed (Captain)
Mr. Mansoor Ahmed
Mr. Tahir Zaman
Mr. Kamran Ashraf
Mr. Muhammad Usman
Mr. Muhammad Danish Kaleem
Khawaja Muhammad Junaid
Mr. Rahim Khan
Mr. Muhammad Asif Bajwa
Mr. Muhammad Shafqat
Mr. Ifran Mehmood
Mr. Naveed Alam
Mr. Ahmed Alam
Mr. Faisal Ali

Hockey (Men)

Bronze

   Kabaddi

1.

Col. Asif Dar (Manager)
Abdul Rashid (Coach)
Mr. Muhammad Sarwar Rana (Captain)
Mr. Muhammad Mansha Khokhar
Mr. Zubair Ahmed Jat
Mr. Muhammad Akram Gujjar
Mr. Mahmud Hussain Jat
Mr. Muhammad Zahoor Joya
Mr. Wasim Khan
Mr. Tahir Afzal Gujjar
Ch. Sultan Mahmud
Mr. Hassan Raza Khawaja

Kabaddi (Men)

Bronze

   Sailing

1.

M/s Munir Sadiq & Mamoon Sadiq

 

Silver

2.

Mr. Arsalan Khan

 

Bronze