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2014 Incheon Asian Games

2014 Incheon Asian Games


The 2014 Asian Games, officially known as the XVII Asiad, was the largest sporting event in Asia governed by Olympic Council of Asia (OCA). It took place in Incheon, Korea’s port city, South Korea from September 19 through Oct. 4, featuring 439 events in 36 sports.

Incheon was awarded the right on April 17, 2007, defeated Delhi, India to host the Games. Incheon is the third city in South Korea after Seoul (1986) and Busan (2002) to host the Asian Games.

  · Official Name : the 17th Asian Games Incheon, 2014
  · Duration : Sep. 19, 2014 - Oct. 4, 2014 (16 days)
  · Venues : In and around Incheon Metropolitan City
  · Participants : 13,000 athletes and officials and 7,000 media from 45 National Olympic Committees
  · Operation staff : approx. 30,000
  · Host : The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA)
  · Organizer : The 2014 Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee (IAGOC)
  · No. of Sports : 36 sports
  · Official Games Website :

Incheon Asiad Main Stadium (photo courtesy of the Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee)

Incheon Asiad Main Stadium (photo courtesy of the Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee)

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"Impossible leads us," Incheon Para Asian Games begin
Oct 20, 2014
The largest para games in Asia, the 11th Incheon Asian Para Games, raised the curtain on October 18 at the Incheon Munhak Stadium in Nam-gu (district), Incheon. Under the...


Team Korea set for Incheon Asian Para Games 2014
Oct 10, 2014
Team Korea's launch ceremony for the Incheon Asian Para Games 2014 took place on October 7 at the Korean Sports Training Center d'ground, the country's center for para sp...

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Asiad torch arrives in China, en route to Incheon
Sep 15, 2014
The torch for the upcoming Incheon Asian Games 2014 arrived in Weihai, China, on August 12, as it travels from India as part of the flame's voyage across the Asian contin...


N. Korea transports delegates to S. Korea by flight
Sep 03, 2014
North Korea transports delegates to South Korea six times by flightNorth Korea will send 262 contingents who will participate in the 2014 Incheon Asian Games back and for...