5th Asian Beach Games


The Fifth Asian Beach Games held at Danang, Vietnam from 24th September to 3rd October, 2016. It will be the second time for Vietnam to host an Asia level multi-sports event, after Hanoi held Asian Indoor Games (2009) and Southeast Asian Games (2003). However, this is the first time that an event will not be held in Hanoi.

On 24th September, 2016 the opening ceremony of 5th Asian Beach Games took place at the Vietnam's central Da Nang City. The 5th Asian Beach Games kicked off in Vietnam's central Da Nang City on Saturday evening, with the participation of nearly 10,000 people.

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc delivered a speech to open the Games. Opening the event was an art performance under the theme “Brighten the ocean- brighten the future” which featured songs and dances embracing with typical characteristics of fisherman in the central Vietnam and aspiration to build an Asian common house of peace and friendship. 

The 5th Asian Beach Games opened in Da Nang on Saturday attracting the participation of 4,600 coaches and athletes from 45 Asian countries to compete in 22 sports and 172 events. 

Participating Nations

42

Participants

Approximately 4600

Sports/Disciplines

22 sports and 172 events

3x3 Basketball, Beach Athletics, Beach Bodybuilding, Beach Handball, Beach Kabaddi, Beach Petanque, Beach Rowing, Beach Sepaktakraw, Beach Shuttlecock, Beach Soccer, Beach Volleyball, Beach Water Polo, Beach Woodball, Ju-Jitsu, Kurash, Marathon Swimming, Muay, Pencak Silat, Sambo, Traditional Martial Art, Vovinam and Wrestling.

Pakistan's Participation in 5th Asian Beach Games

A 56-member Pakistan Contingent participated in the 5th Asian Beach Games held at Da Nang, Vietnam. The following were the members of Pakistan Contingent:-

Contingent Officials
1.
Dr. Muhammad Akhtar Nawaz Administrative Personnel
2.
Syed Habib Shah Administrative Personnel
3.
Mr. Imran Ahmad Khan Administrative Personnel
4.
Dr. Asad Abbas Shah Contingent Doctor
5.
Mr. Muhammad Arshad Sattar Administrative Personnel
6.
Mr. Wajid Ali Chaudhry Administrative Personnel
7.
Dr. Abdul Qudoos Jamali Headquarter Official
Handball
8.
Mr. Javed Iqbal Official/Manager
9.
Mr. Naseer Ahmed  Official/Coach
10.
Mr. Rizwan Liaquat Official
11.
Mr. Tahir Ali Player
12.
Mr. Muhammad Uzair Atif Player
13.
Mr. Asif Ali Player
14.
Mr. Asim Saeed Player
15.
Rana Waqar Khan Player
16.
Mr. Muhammad Shahid Pervaiz Player
17.
Mr. Hazrat Hussain Player
18.
Mr. Khawar Yasin Player
19.
Mr. Abidullah Player
20.
Mr. Muzamal Hussain Player
Ju-Jitsu
21.
Mr. Khalil Ahmed Khan Official/Manager
22.
Mr. Tariq Ali Official/Coach
23.
Mr. Amir Mukhtar Awan Official/Coach
24.
Mr. Amir Hamza Awan Player
25.
Mr. Jahanzeb Rashad Lune Player
26.
Mr. Rafiq Siddique Player
27.
Mr. Umar Mukhtar Player
28.
Mr. Muhammad Abid Player
29.
Mr. Muhammad Ammar Player
30.
Mr. Abu Hurrara Player
31.
Mr. Shahzeb Nawaz Janjua Player
32.
Mr. Ahmed Butt Player
33.
Miss Maryam Player
34.
Miss Ambreen Ashiq Masih Player
35.
Miss Humaira Ashiq Player
36.
Miss Beenish Khan Player
37.
Miss Kashaf Javed Player
Kabaddi
38.
Mr. Muhamad Ramzan Ghumman Manager
39.
Mr. Nabeel Ahmed Rana Coach
40.
Mr. Akhlaq Hussain Player
41.
Mr. Ibrar Hussain Player
42.
Mr. Kashif Razzaq Player
43.
Mr. Muhammad Imran Player
44.
Mr. Nasir Ali Player
45.
Mr. Arslan Ahmad Player
Volleyball
46.
Mr. Shah Naeem Zafar Official/Manager
47.
Mr. Azhar Mehmood Coach
48.
Mr. Muhammad Razzaq Player
49.
Mr. Muhammad Saqib Moon Player
50.
Mr. Riaz Khan Player
51.
Mr. Mubashir Raza Player
Wrestling
52.
Mr. Aftab Iqbal Chaudhry Manager
53.
Mr. Muhammad Anwar Coach
54.
Mr. Nazir Wrestler
55.
Mr. Muhammad Asad Butt Wrestler
56.
Mr. Muhammad Inam Wrestler


The top three winners were Vietnam, Thailand and China:


  Medal Tally of 5th Asian Beach Games

Rank.
Nation
Medals
 Gold
 Silver
 Bronze
Total
1
 Vietnam (VIE)
52
44
43
139
2
 Thailand (THA)
36
24
30
90
3
 China (CHN)
12
18
19
49
4
 Iran (IRI)
9
6
6
21
5
 Mongolia (MGL)
7
4
8
19
6
 Cambodia (CAM)
6
6
9
21
7
Qatar (QAT)
5
1
1
7
8
 Jordan (JOR)
4
4
5
13
9
 United Arab Emirates (UAE)
4
2
3
9
10
 Malaysia (MAS)
3
6
5
14
11
 Indonesia (INA)
3
5
9
17
12
 Kazakhstan (KAZ)
3
5
4
12
13
 Myanmar (MYA)
3
5
3
11
14
 Laos (LAO)
3
3
24
30
15
 Uzbekistan (UZB)
3
1
3
7
16
 India (IND)
2
4
18
24
17
 Philippines (PHI)
2
4
15
21
18
 Chinese Taipei (TPE)
2
4
10
16
19
 Turkmenistan (TKM)
2
4
9
15
20
 Singapore (SIN)
2
3
7
12
21
 Pakistan (PAK)
2
3
6
11
22
 Bahrain (BRN)
2
0
0
2
23
 South Korea (KOR)
1
4
11
16
24
 Oman (OMA)
1
3
0
4
25
 Japan (JPN)
1
2
7
10
26
 Iraq (IRQ)
1
1
8
10
27
 Kyrgyzstan (KGZ)
1
0
4
5
28
 Hong Kong (HKG)
0
4
4
8
29
 Lebanon (LIB)
0
1
6
7
30
 Syria (SYR)
0
1
2
3
31
 Macau (MAC)
0
0
5
5
32
 Afghanistan (AFG)
0
0
3
3
33
 Sri Lanka (SRI)
0
0
2
2
34
 Brunei (BRU)
0
0
1
1
 Independent Olympic Athletes (IOA)
0
0
1
1
Total
172
172
291
635

  
   Pakistan Medal Tally in 5th Asian Beach Games

S.No.
Discipline
Medals
Gold
Silver
 Bronze
Total
1.
Ju-Jitsu
-
2
5
7
2.
Beach Kabaddi
1
-
-
1
3.
Beach Handball
-
-
1
1
4.
Wrestling
1
1
-
2
Total
2
3
6
11

 

S.No.

Player

Name of Event

Medal

 Ju-Jitsu
1.
Mr. Ahmad Butt
Newaza Men's +94kg
Silver
2.
Mr. Jahanzeb Rashad Lune
Newaza Men's -56kg
Silver
3.
Mr. Amir Hamza Awan
Newaza Men's -69kg
Bronze
4.
Mr. Muhammad Abid
Newaza Men's -94kg
Bronze
5.
Miss  Beenish Khan
Newaza Women's -70kg
Bronze
6.
Miss Humaira Ashiq
Show System Women (Duo)
Bronze
Miss  Maryam
7.
Miss Maryam
Show System Men Women (Mixed)
Bronze
Mr. Shahzeb Nawaz Janjua
  Beach Kabaddi
1.
Mr. Arslan Ahmad
Men's Team
Gold
Mr.  Nasir Ali
Mr.  Akhlaq Hussain
Mr.  Ibrar Hussain
Mr. Muhammad Imran
Mr.  Kashif Razzaq
  Beach Handball
1.
Mr. Tahir Ali
Men's Team
Bronze
Mr. Muhammad Uzair Atif
Mr. Asif Ali
Mr. Asim Saeed
Rana Waqar Khan
Mr. Muhammad Shahid Pervaiz
Mr. Hazrat Hussain
Mr. Khawar Yasin
Mr. Abidullah
Mr. Muzamal Hussain
  Wrestling
1.
Mr. Muhammad Inam
Men’s Under 90 Kg
Gold
2.
Mr. Nazir
Men’s Under 70 Kg
Silver