ASIAN INDOOR GAMES

 

Introduction

The Asian Indoor Games is a multi-sport event held every two years among athletes representing countries from Asia . The games are regulated by the Olympic Council of Asia .

This Games will be composed of sports with TV broadcasting potential and not included in the Asian Games and Winter Asian Games Programs and are not Olympic sports. The sports program will consist of six to eight exciting sports with strong television appeal, including electronic sports , extreme sports, aerobics, acrobatics, indoor athletics, dance sports, futsal, inline hockey, fin swimming, and 25 metres short course swimming.

History

Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) raised the idea of Asian Indoor Games in 2001 with the aims to further promote the noble ideals of the Olympic Movement among the Asian people and arouse their interests in sports that are good to their moral and physical qualities. The idea received a consensus on October 3, 2002 at the 21st OCA General Assembly Meeting in Busan. This brand new sport meet has a diversified sport program featuring the events that are neither included in the Olympic Games nor in the Asian Games, but have strong TV broadcasting potential and popularity. The amateur multisport meet not only stimulates the development of the sport circle in Asia, but enhances the involvement of the youth in the region in sport activities.

Member Countries

S.No.
Code
Name/IOC designation
1
AFG
 Afghanistan
2
BAN
 Bangladesh
3
BHU
 Bhutan
4
BRN
 Bahrain
5
BRU
 Brunei (IOC designation: Brunei Darussalam)
6
CAM
 Cambodia
7
CHN
 China (IOC designation: People's Republic of China)
8
HKG
 Hong Kong, China
9
IND
 India
10
INA
 Indonesia
11
IRI
 Iran (IOC designation: Islamic Republic of Iran)
12
IRQ
 Iraq
13
JOR
 Jordan
14
JPN
 Japan
15
KAZ
 Kazakhstan
16
KGZ
 Kyrgyzstan
17
KOR
 Republic of Korea (IOC designation: Korea)
18
KSA
 Saudi Arabia
19
KUW
 Kuwait
20
LAO
 Laos (IOC designation: Lao People's Democratic Republic)
21
LIB
 Lebanon
22
MAC
 Macau, People's Republic of China
23
MAS
 Malaysia
24
MDV
 Maldives
25
MGL
 Mongolia
26
MYA
 Myanmar
27
NEP
 Nepal
28
OMA
 Oman
29
PAK
 Pakistan
30
PHI
 Philippines
31
PLE
 Palestine (IOC designation:  Palestine)
32
PRK
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
33
QAT
 Qatar
34
SIN
 Singapore
35
SRI
 Sri Lanka
36
SYR
 Syria (IOC designation: Syrian Arab Republic)
37
THA
 Thailand
38
TJK
 Tajikistan
39
TKM
 Turkmenistan
40
TLS
 Timor-Leste
41
TPE
Chinese Taipei, also known as Republic of China (Taiwan), (IOC Designation: Chinese Taipei)
42
UAE
 United Arab Emirates
43
UZB
 Uzbekistan
44
VIE
 Vietnam (IOC designation: Viet Nam)
45
YEM
 Yemen


List of Asian Indoor Games

   Year
Game
Venue
Country

2005

I

Bangkok

Thailand

2007

 II

Macau

China