3rd Asian Beach Games



The 3rd Asian Beach Games was held in Haiyang, China from 16th to 22nd June, 2012. The said games announced by Olympic Council of Asia in Doha on December 2, 2006. Haiyang is a coastal city in the peninsula province of Shandong in east China. It is strategically located in the centre of the prime tourist trio of Qingdao, Yantai, and Weihai.

Haiyang is known for its extensive sea beaches, national forest parks, wetland reserves, and also for beach and yacht activities.

On June 16, 2012 the third Asian Beach Games began with a rousing opening ceremony that included dancers, performers, soldiers and athletes. The event was the official kick-off for the multi-sport competition held every two years with athletes from Asian countries. The Asian Beach Games are regulated by the Olympic Council of Asia.

This year's opening ceremony was a spectacular show of theater with most performers coming from universities and martial arts schools within the Shandong province. The goal, according to event planners, was to have all performances represent a romantic and beautiful style.

Participating Nations

43

Participants

Approximately 2000 athletes and officials

Sports/Disciplines

13 Disciplines

Beach Basketball, Beach Handball, Beach Kabaddi, Beach Sepaktakraw, Beach Soccer, Beach Volleyball, Beach Woodball, Dragon Boat, Powered Paragliding, Roller Skating, Sports Climbing, Water Ski and Windsurfing.

Pakistan's Participation in 3rd Asian Beach Games

A 28-member Pakistan Contingent participated in the 3rd Asian Beach Games held at Haiyang, China from 16th to 22nd June, 2012.. The following were the members of Pakistan Contingent:-

Contingent Officials

1.

Syed Amir Hamza Gilani

Chef-De-Mission

2.

Mr. Zulfiqar Ali Butt

Secretary

3.

Mr. Muhammad Yousuf

Treasurer/Admn. Officer

4.

Mr. Khursheed Alam Pervez Rizvi

Medical Officer

Handball

5.

Mr. Farooq Hussain

Manager

6.

Mr. Muhammad Imran

Coach

7.

Mr. Tariq Iqbal

Player

8.

Mr. Tahir Ali

     “

9.

Mr. Naseer Ahmad

     “

10.

Mr. Muhammad Shahid Pervaiz

     “

11.

Mr. Muhammad Uzair Atif

     “

12.

Mr. Habib-ur-Rehman

     “

13.

Mr. Muhammad Javed

     “

14.

Mr. Muhammad Sohaib

     “

15.

Mr. Nasrullah

     “

16.

Mr. Zahid Ali

     “

Kabaddi

17.

Mr. Iqtidar Naseer Ahmed

Manager

18.

Mr.Badshah Gul

Coach

19.

Mr. Akhlaq Hussain

Player

20.

Mr. Abrar Khan

      “

21.

Mr. Muhammad Khalid

      “

22.

Mr. Nasir Ali

      “

23.

Mr. Ibrar Hussain

      “

24.

Mr. Wajid Ali

      “

Windsurfing

25.

Mr. Shahid Azmat Wain

Manager-Cum-Coach

26.

Mr. Muhammad Sajjad

Player

27.

Mr. Khalid Hussain

      “

28.

Raja Qasim Abbas Rathore

      “


The top three winners were China, Thailand and Korea:


Medal Tally of 3rd Asian Beach Games

Rank.
Nation
Medals
 Gold
 Silver
 Bronze
Total
1
China 
14
10
11
35
2
Thailand 
13
9
7
29
3
Korea 
6
7
10
23
4
Indonesia 
6
6
4
16
5
Chinese Taipei 
3
6
6
15
6
India 
2
-
1
3
7
Iran 
2
-
-
2
8
Japan 
1
3
2
6
9
Afghanistan 
1
-
-
1
9
Qatar 
1
-
-
1
11
Philippines 
-
2
2
4
12
Vietnam 
-
2
1
3
13
Kazakhstan 
-
1
1
2
13
Pakistan 
-
1
1
2
15
Bahrain 
-
1
-
1
15
Turkmenistan 
-
1
-
1
17
Sri Lanka 
-
-
2
2
18
Bangladesh 
-
-
1
1
18
Brunei Darussalam 
-
-
1
1
18
Lao PDR 
-
-
1
1
18
Mongolia 
-
-
1
1
18
Palestine 
-
-
1
1
18
Singapore 
-
-
1
1

Total

49

49

54

152


Pakistan Medal Tally in 3rd Asian Beach Games

S.No.
Discipline
Medals
     Gold
      Silver
       Bronze
     Total

1.

Handball

-

-

1

1

2.

Kabaddi

-

1

-

1

Total

-

1

1

2



S.No.
Player
Name of Event
Medal
  HandBall

1.

Mr. Farooq Hussain, Manager

Handball (Men)

 

Bronze

Mr. Muhammad Imran, Coach

Mr. Tariq Iqbal, Player

Mr. Tahir Ali, Player

Mr. Naseer Ahmad, Player

Mr. Muhammad Shahid Pervaiz, Player

Mr. Muhammad Uzair Atif, Player

Mr. Habib-ur-Rehman, Player

Mr. Muhammad Javed, Player

Mr. Muhammad Sohaib, Player

Mr. Nasrullah, Player

Mr. Zahid Ali, Player

  Kabaddi

1.

Mr. Iqtidar Naseer Ahmed, Manager

Kabaddi (Men)
Silver

Mr.Badshah Gul, Coach

Mr. Akhlaq Hussain, Player

Mr. Abrar Khan, Player

Mr. Muhammad Khalid, Player

Mr. Nasir Ali, Player

Mr. Ibrar Hussain, Player

Mr. Wajid Ali, Player