XVII Asian Games

 

The 2014 Asian Games, officially known as the XVII Asiad, was a multi-sport event celebrated in Incheon, South Korea from 19th September to 4th October,, 2014  with 439 events in 36 sports and disciplines featured in the Games. This is the third time that Korea hosted the Asian Games after Seoul in 1986 and Busan in 2002.

On September 19, on the opening ceremony of 17th Asian games at Asiad Main Stadium, the athletes were officially welcomed featuring the raise of national flags, singing the national anthem. There were also cultural performances igniting the culture and traditions of Korea.

The President of the Republic of Korea, Park Geun Hye, the President of the Olympic Council of Asia Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah, the President of the International Olympic Committee Dr. Thomas Bach and the President of the Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee Mr. Kin Young-Soo and other dignitaries of the Olympic fraternity also attended the Asian Games celebrations.

The show started one of the world’s biggest sporting events, themed around the concept of “One Asia” united, began with a blast of high-octane K-Pop from boy band Exo. There were performances from Grammy award-winning Korean soprano Sumi Jo and Chinese concert pianist Lang Lang.

Spectators and athletes alike joined in Psy’s signature horse-riding dance as the singer belted out an electrifying rendition of his hit at Incheon’s 61,000-seat stadium. Wearing a glittering black suit and backed by a team of glamorous dancers, the star brought the three-hour spectacle to a thumping finale, heralding the start of 15 days of competition with 9,500 athletes.

Pakistan Contingent participated in the 2014 Asian Games. Pakistan’s flag-bearer Muhammad Imran led their delegation parade during the opening ceremony at Incheon Asiad Main Stadium.


The torch was carried round the stadium by a series of Korean sports stars, including world number two woman golfer Park In-Bee and speed skater Lee Kyou-Hyuk.

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye officially opened the 17th edition of the Olympics-style event, after athletes from 45 countries had filed into the purpose-built stadium.

The thrilling, dramatic and fascinating 17th edition of Asian Games concluded here with a glittering closing ceremony at Main Incheon Stadium on a cold evening Saturday 4th October, 2014.

The three-hour colourful fiesta was a rich blend rich South Korean culture and the modern technology, mainly focusing on the rich traditions of Asia and the harmony among the Asians.

The Organizing Committee for Incheon Asian Games Chairman Kim Young-soo and Olympic Council of Asia President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah announced the closing of the Incheon Asiad, the official organising flag was handed to the next host city: Jakarta, Indonesia.

“For the last 16 days, we have together enjoyed the festival of Asia while exercising our full potentials in fair competitions by representing each and every nation in Asia,” Kim Young-soo said in his remarks. “During this journey, the eyes of the world have been upon us.

We have shared moments of joy, great happiness and tears of disappointment; but more than anything, we have confirmed the fact that we are one large family. Wishing for the 17th Asian Games to serve as a starting point of a new Asia, we lit the flame of the games together and now we have realized our dream,” he added.

OCA President Sheikh Ahmad said the athletes should use what they’ve learned here to their best advantage. “The Asian Games are not only about medals.”

They are about representing your country, trying your best and taking pride in your flag,” he said. “They are about sportsmanship and fair play and about friendship and team spirit. So I hope the memories and the new friends you have made will last a lifetime and that Incheon 2014 will always be remembered as the starting point of a new chapter in your life.”


Sports/Events

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Aquatics, Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Boxing, Canoeing, Cricket, Cycling, Equestrian, Fencing, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Handball, Hockey, Judo, Kabaddi, Karate, Modern Pentathlon, Rowing, Rugby Sevens, Sailing, Sepaktakraw, Shooting, Squash, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Triathlon, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Wrestling and Wushu.


Pakistan's Participation in 17th Asian Games


Pakistan Contingent participated in the 17th Asian Games held in Incheon, South Korea from 19th September to 4th October,, 2014. The following were the members of Pakistan Contingent:-

Contingent Officials
1
Mr. Muhammad Ejaz Chaudhry PSB Officials
2
Dr. M. Akhtar Nawaz Ganjera -do-
3
Dr. Waqar Ahmad -do-
4
Mr. Mumtaz Ahmad Nadeem -do-
5
Ms. Shazia Ijaz -do-
6
Mr. Rizwan ul Haq POA Officials
7
Mr. Haider Khan -do-
8
Mr. Imran Ahmad Khan -do-
9
Mr. Faisal Nisar Chaudhry -do-
10
Mr. Zulfiqar Ali Butt -do-
11
Mr. Muhammad Abdul Mobeen Chaudhry -do-
12
Ms. Veena Salman Masud -do-
13
Mr. Khursheed Alam Pervez Rizvi -do-
14
Mr. Muhammad Aslam -do-
15
Chaudhry Muhammad Yaqub -do-
16
Mr. Ahmad Yar Khan Lodhi -do-
17
Mr. Arif Saeed -do-
18
Mr. Yousaf Naseem Khokhar -do-
Badminton
19
Ms. Aisha Akram Team Official
20
Mr. Muhammad Irfan Saeed Bhatti Player
21
Mr. Umer Zeeshan -do-
22
Ms. Palwasha Bashir -do-
23
Ms. Mahoor Shahzad -do-
Baseball
24
Mr. Pervaiz Shah Khawar Team Official
25
Sheikh Mazhar Ahmad -do-
26
Mr. Muhammad Ahsan Baig Player
27
Mr. Umair Imdad Bhatti -do-
28
Mr. Adnan Butt -do-
29
Mr. Nasir Nadeem Butt -do-
30
Mr. Atif Dar -do-
31
Mr. Muhammad Waqas Ismail -do-
32
Mr. Burhan Johar -do-
33
Mr. Khurram Raza Khan -do-
34
Mr. Tariq Nadeem -do-
35
Mr. Zubair Nawaz -do-
36
Mr. Adil Sardar -do-
37
Mr. Muhammad Abu Bakar Siddiqui -do-
38
Mr. Dur I Hussain Syed -do-
39
Mr. Fazal ur Rehman -do-
40
Mr. Muhammad Usman -do-
41
Mr. Muhammad Sumair Zawar -do-
Boxing
42
Mr. Iqbal Hussain Team Official
43
Mr. Ali Bux -do-
44
Mr. Mohibullah Player
45
Mr. Muhammad Waseem -do-
46
Mr. Nadir Baloch -do-
47
Mr. Ali Ahmad -do-
48
Mr. Aamir Khan -do-
49
Mr. Sanaullah -do-
Cricket
50
Mr. Mauhtashim Rasheed Team Official
51
Ms. Ayesha Ashhar -do-
52
Ms. Riffat Asghar Gill -do-
53
Ms. Sana Mir  Player
54
Ms. Bismah Maroof  -do-
55
Ms. Nain Abidi -do-
56
Ms. Sidra Nawaz -do-
57
Ms. Nida Dar -do-
58
Ms. Javeria Khan -do-
59
Ms. Asmavia Iqbal -do-
60
Ms. Marina Iqbal -do-
61
Ms. Aliya Riaz -do-
62
Ms. Kainat Imtiaz -do-
63
Ms. Sumaiya Siddiqi -do-
64
Ms. Qanita Jalil -do-
65
Ms. Sania Khan -do-
66
Ms. Anam Amin -do-
67
Ms. Sadia Yousuf -do-
Cycling
68
Muhammad Shakeel Player
Hockey
69
Mr. Asad Abbas Shah Team Official
70
Mr. Muhammad Shafqat -do-
71
Syed Abu Zar Umrao -do-
72
Syed Sameer Hussain -do-
73
Mr. Nasir Ali -do-
74
Mr. Shahnaz Sheikh -do-
75
Mr. Muhammad Imran  Player
76
Mr. Shafqat Rasool  -do-
77
Mr. Imran Butt  -do-
78
Mr. Muhammad Irfan  -do-
79
Mr. Ammad Shakeel Butt -do-
80
Mr. Muhammad Tousiq  -do-
81
Mr. Fareed Ahmed  -do-
82
Mr. Rashid Mehmood  -do-
83
Mr. Muhammad Rizwan Jr.  -do-
84
Mr. Kashif Shah  -do-
85
Mr. Muhammad Waqas  -do-
86
Mr. Muhammad Umar Bhutta  -do-
87
Mr. Abdul Haseem Khan  -do-
88
Mr. Muhammad Dilber -do-
89
Mr. Shakeel Abbasi  -do-
90
Mr. Muhammad Rizwan Sr.  -do-
Football
91
Mr. Asghar Khan Anjum Team Official
92
Mr. Kamran Mehdi -do-
93
Mr. Mohamed Shalman Mubarak Bash Alshamlan -do-
94
Mr. Muhammad Hassan -do-
95
Mr. Tanveer Ahmad -do-
96
Mr. Zahid Taj -do-
97
Mr. Kaleemullah  Player
98
Mr. Saqib Hanif  -do-
99
Mr. Ahsanullah -do-
100
Mr. Muzammil Hussain  -do-
101
Mr. Mohammad Ahmed  -do-
102
Mr. Mohammad Sohail -do-
103
Mr. Mohammad Bilal -do-
104
Mr. Naveed Ahmed  -do-
105
Mr. Mohsin Ali -do-
106
Mr. Saddam Hussain  -do-
107
Mr. Ahsan Ullah  -do-
108
Mr. Mehmood Khan -do-
109
Mr. Mohammad Riaz -do-
110
Mr. Sher Ali -do-
111
Mr. Mansoor Khan -do-
112
Mr. Ashfaq Uddin -do-
113
Mr. Mohammad Zeeshan -do-
Gymnastic
114
Mr. Muhammad Afzal Player
115
Mr. Muhammad Yasir -do-
Judo
116
Mr. Shah Hussain Shah Player
Kabaddi
117
Mr. Adnan Afzal Team Official
118
Mr. Muhammad Akram -do-
119
Mr. Shabbir Ahmed Player
120
Mr. Hassan Ali -do-
121
Mr. Nasir Ali -do-
122
Mr. Wajid Ali -do-
123
Mr. Muhammad Shahbaz Anwar -do-
124
Syed Aqeel Hassan -do-
125
Mr. Ibrar Hussain -do-
126
Mr. Muhammad Kashif -do-
127
Mr. Muhammad Nisar -do-
128
Mr. Muhammad Rizwan -do-
129
Mr. Wasim Sajjad -do-
130
Mr. Atif Waheed -do-
Karate
131
Mr. Khalid Noor Team Official
132
Mr. Muhammad Jahangir -do-
133
Mr. Saadi Ghulam Abbas Player
134
Mr. Muhammad Kashif -do-
135
Mr. Baz Muhammad -do-
136
Mr. Muhammad Ramzan -do-
137
Ms. Kulsoom Hazara -do-
138
Ms. Benish -do-
Rowing
139
Mr. Shahid Nazir Team Official
140
Mr. Tanveer Arif Player
141
Mr. Muhammad Masood -do-
142
Mr. Abdul Rehman -do-
Rugby
143
Mr. Rizwan-ur-Rab Malik Team Official
144
Mr. Anwaar-ul-Haq Zaffar -do-
145
Mr. Muhammad Hashim -do-
146
Mr. Umar Islam Player
147
Mr. Ahmed Wasim Akram -do-
148
Mr. Ayub Zafar -do-
149
Mr. Daud Gill -do-
150
Mr. Nasir Mehmood -do-
151
Mr. Muhammad Basit -do-
152
Mr. Khalid Mehmood -do-
153
Mr. Muhammad Tahir Rafi -do-
154
Mr. Tahir Yaqub -do-
155
Mr. Sair Riaz -do-
156
Mr. Muhammad Javed -do-
157
Mian Hamza Hayaud Din -do-
Shooting
158
Mr. Javaid Shamshad Lodhi Team Official
159
Mr. Ghazanfar Abbas -do-
160
Mr. Kalim Khan Player
161
Mr. Ghulam Mustafa Bashir -do-
162
Mr. Uzair Ahmed -do-
163
Mr. Khurram Inam -do-
164
Mr. Usman Chand -do-
165
Mr. Fakhar-ul-Islam Qureshi -do-
166
Mr. Aamer Iqbal -do-
167
Mr. Siddique Umar -do-
168
Mr. Muhammad Ayaz Tahir -do-
169
Mr. Zeeshan Ul Shakir Farid -do-
170
Ms. Mahwish Farhan -do-
171
Ms. Nadira Raees -do-
172
Ms. Minhal Sohail -do-
Squash
173
Mr. Jamshed Gul Khan Team Official
174
Mr. Tariq Farooq Rana -do-
175
Mr. Nasir Iqbal Player
176
Mr. Farhan Zaman -do-
177
Mr. Danish Atlas Khan -do-
178
Mr. Farhan Mehboob -do-
179
Ms. Maria Toorpakay Wazir -do-
180
Ms. Sammer Anjum -do-
181
Ms. Moqaddas Ashraf -do-
182
Ms. Riffat Khan -do-
Swimming
183
Mr. Muhammad Ali Shishmahal Team Official
184
Ms. Yasmeen Arshad Ahmed -do-
185
Mr. Nisar Ahmed Player
186
Mr. Nasir Ali -do-
187
Mr. Muhammad Asif -do-
188
Mr. Muhammad Saad -do-
189
Ms. Anushe Dinyaar Engineer -do-
190
Ms. Simrah Nasir -do-
191
Ms. Soha Sanjrani -do-
192
Ms. Areeba Shaikh -do-
Table Tennis
193
Mr. Shahid Akhtar Balouch Team Official
194
Mr. Irfanullah Khan -do-
195
Mr. Muhammad Asim Qureshi Player
196
Syed Saleem Abbas Kazmi -do-
197
Mr. Mohammad Rameez Khan -do-
198
Ms. Shabnam Bilal -do-
199
Ms. Ayesha Iqbal Ansari -do-
200
Ms. Rahila Kashif -do-
Teakwondo
201
Mr. Naseebullah Babar Team Official
202
Mr. Jalal Hyder Khan -do-
203
Mr. Ghazanfar Ali Player
204
Mr. Arsalan Asad Khan -do-
205
Mr. Atief Arshad -do-
206
Ms. Asia Batool -do-
207
Ms. Najia Rasool -do-
Tennis
208
Mr. Muhammad Khalid Team Official
209
Mr. Aqeel Khan Player
210
Mr. Muhammad Abid -do-
211
Ms. Ushna Suhail -do-
212
Ms. Sara Mansoor -do-
Volleyball
213
Mr. Hassan Mazhar Hussain Team Official
214
Mr. Muhammad Ismail Khan Player
215
Mr. Naseer Ahmed -do-
216
Mr. Nasir Khan -do-
217
Mr. Asif Nadeem -do-
218
Mr. Aimal Khan -do-
219
Syed Shujah Abbas Naqvi -do-
220
Mr. Mohib Rasool -do-
221
Mr. Imran Sultan -do-
222
Mr. Mubashir Raza -do-
223
Mr. Akhtar Ali -do-
224
Mr. Muhammad Idrees -do-
225
Mr. Murad Jehan -do-
Weightlifting
226
Mr. Amjid Amin Team Official
227
Mr. Muhammad Ilyas Butt -do-
228
Mr. Muhammad Shehzad Player
229
Mr. Abu Sufyan -do-
230
Mr. Muhammad Habib Asghar -do-
231
Mr. Haroon Shoukat -do-
Wrestling
232
Mr. Muhammad Saleem Team Official
233
Mr. Khalid Hassan -do-
234
Mr. Muhammad Inam Player
235
Mr. Bilal Hussain Awan -do-
236
Mr. Muhammad Bilal -do-
237
Mr. Muhammad Asad Butt -do-
238
Mr. Sheraz Mohammed Ahmed Khan Qasuri -do-
Wushu
239
Mr. Amir Shahzad Butt Team Official
240
Mr. Iftikhar Ahmad Awan -do-
241
Mr. Rehmat Gul -do-
242
Mr. Shams-Ur-Rehman Player
243
Mr. Abdullah -do-
244
Mr. Ubaidullah -do-
245
Syed Maratab Ali Shah -do-
246
Ms. Hiba Moazzam -do-
247
Ms. Rukhsana Hanif -do-

  
  Medal Tally of 17th Asian Games

Rank
Nation
Medals
     Gold
      Silver
       Bronze
     Total
1
 China (CHN)
151
108
83
342
2
 South Korea (KOR)
79
71
84
234
3
 Japan (JPN)
47
76
77
200
4
 Kazakhstan (KAZ)
28
23
33
84
5
 Iran (IRI)
21
18
18
57
6
 Thailand (THA)
12
7
28
47
7
 North Korea (PRK)
11
11
14
36
8
 India (IND)
11
10
36
57
9
 Chinese Taipei (TPE)
10
18
23
51
10
 Qatar (QAT)
10
0
4
14
11
 Uzbekistan (UZB)
9
14
21
44
12
 Bahrain (BRN)
9
6
4
19
13
 Hong Kong (HKG)
6
12
24
42
14
 Malaysia (MAS)
5
14
14
33
15
 Singapore (SIN)
5
6
13
24
16
 Mongolia (MGL)
5
4
12
21
17
 Indonesia (INA)
4
5
11
20
18
 Kuwait (KUW)
3
5
4
12
19
 Saudi Arabia (KSA)
3
3
1
7
20
 Myanmar (MYA)
2
1
1
4
21
 Vietnam (VIE)
1
10
25
36
22
 Philippines (PHI)
1
3
11
15
23
 Pakistan (PAK)
1
1
3
5
23
 Tajikistan (TJK)
1
1
3
5
25
 Iraq (IRQ)
1
0
3
4
25
 United Arab Emirates (UAE)
1
0
3
4
27
 Sri Lanka (SRI)
1
0
1
2
28
 Cambodia (CAM)
1
0
0
1
29
 Macau (MAC)
0
3
4
7
30
 Kyrgyzstan (KGZ)
0
2
4
6
31
 Jordan (JOR)
0
2
2
4
32
 Turkmenistan (TKM)
0
1
5
6
33
 Bangladesh (BAN)
0
1
2
3
33
 Laos (LAO)
0
1
2
3
35
 Afghanistan (AFG)
0
1
1
2
35
 Lebanon (LIB)
0
1
1
2
37
 Nepal (NEP)
0
0
1
1
Total
439
439
576
1454

   
   Pakistan's Medal Tally in 17th Asian Games

S.No.
Discipline
Medals
 Gold
Silver
Bronze
Total
1.
  Cricket
1
-
-
1
2.
  Hockey
-
1
-
1
3.
  Kabaddi
-
-
1
1
4.
  Boxing
-
-
1
1
5.
  Wushu
-
-
1
1
Total
1
1
3
5


S.No.
Player's Name
Event
Medal
  Cricket
  Ms. Mauhtashim Rasheed, Team Official
Women's Team
Gold
Ms. Ayesha Ashhar, Team Official
Ms. Riffat Asghar Gill, Player
Ms. Sana Mir, Player
Ms. Bismah Maroof, Player 
Ms. Nain Abidi, Player
Ms. Sidra Nawaz, Player
Ms. Nida Dar, Player
Ms. Javeria Khan, Player
Ms. Asmavia Iqbal, Player
Ms. Marina Iqbal, Player
Ms. Aliya Riaz, Player
Ms. Kainat Imtiaz, Player
Ms. Sumaiya Siddiqi, Player
Ms. Qanita Jalil, Player
Ms. Sania Khan, Player
Ms. Anam Amin, Player
Ms. Sadia Yousuf, Player
  Hockey
  Mr. Asad Abbas Shah, Team Official
Men's Team
Silver
Mr. Muhammad Shafqat, Team Official
Syed Abu Zar Umrao, Team Official
Syed Sameer Hussain, Team Official
Mr. Nasir Ali, Team Official
Mr. Shahnaz Sheikh, Team Official
Mr. Muhammad Imran , Team Official
Mr. Shafqat Rasool, Player 
Mr. Imran Butt, Player
Mr. Muhammad Irfan, Player
Mr. Ammad Shakeel Butt, Player
Mr. Muhammad Tousiq, Player
Mr. Fareed Ahmed, Player
Mr. Rashid Mehmood, Player
Mr. Muhammad Rizwan Jr., Player
Mr. Kashif Shah, Player 
Mr. Muhammad Waqas, Player 
Mr. Muhammad Umar Bhutta, Player 
Mr. Abdul Haseem Khan, Player 
Mr. Muhammad Dilber, Player
Mr. Shakeel Abbasi, Player 
Mr. Muhammad Rizwan Sr., Player 
  Kabaddi
  Mr. Adnan Afzal, Team Official
Men's Team
Bronze
Mr. Muhammad Akram, Team Official
Mr. Shabbir Ahmed, Player
Mr. Hassan Ali, Player
Mr. Nasir Ali, Player
Mr. Wajid Ali, Player
Mr. Muhammad Shahbaz Anwar, Player
Syed Aqeel Hassan, Player
Mr. Ibrar Hussain, Player
Mr. Muhammad Kashif, Player
Mr. Muhammad Nisar, Player
Mr. Muhammad Rizwan, Player
Mr. Wasim Sajjad, Player
Mr. Atif Waheed, Player
  Boxing
  Mr. Muhammad Waseem
Men's Flyweight
(52 kg)
Bronze
  Wushu
  Syed Maratab Ali Shah
Men's Sansho
70 Kg
Bronze