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Encyclopedia > 1990 Asian Games
XI Asian Games

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Nations participating 37
Athletes participating 4,755
Events 27 sports
Opening ceremony September 22, 1990
Closing ceremony October 7, 1990
Officially opened by Yang Shangkun
Athlete's Oath ---
Judge's Oath ---
Torch Lighter ---
Stadium Workers Stadium

The 11th Asian Games were held from September 22, 1990 to October 7, 1990 in Beijing, China. It was the first large-scale international sports event to be held in the People's Republic of China. A total number of 6.122 athletes, coming from from 37 countries, competed in 29 sports. Debuting sports were softball, sepak takraw, wushu, kabaddi and canoeing. September 22 is the 265th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (266th in leap years). ... This article is about the year. ... October 7 is the 280th day of the year (281st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... Yáng Shàngkūn (May 25, 1907–September 14, 1998) was President of the Peoples Republic of China from 1988 to 1993, and was permanent Vice-chair of the Central Military Commission. ... The Olympic Oath is taken by an athlete and a judge at the opening ceremonies of the Olympic Games. ... The Olympic Oath is taken by an athlete and a judge at the opening ceremonies of the Olympic Games. ... The Olympic Stadium is the name usually given to the big centrepiece sports arena of the Summer Olympic Games. ... Beijing Workers Stadium Workers Stadium (Chinese: 工人体育场) is a multi-use stadium in Beijing, China. ... Image File history File links 11th_asiad_mascot. ... The Asian Games, also called the Asiad, is a multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia. ... September 22 is the 265th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (266th in leap years). ... This article is about the year. ... October 7 is the 280th day of the year (281st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... Beijing [English Pronunciation] (Chinese: 北京 [Chinese Pronunciation]; Pinyin: Běijīng; IPA: ), a city in northern China, is the capital of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... Softball is a team sport in which a ball, eleven to twelve inches (or rarely, 16 inches) (28 to 30. ... Sepak Takraw (Kick Volleyball) is a fast growing and popular sport in Asia. ... Gun (staff) event at the 10th All China Games Wushu (Chinese: ; pinyin: wǔshù; literally martial arts), also known as modern wushu or contemporary wushu, is both an exhibition and a full-contact sport derived from traditional Chinese martial arts. ... Kabaddi (sometimes written Kabbadi or Kabadi) (Hindi: कबड्डी; IPA: ) is a team sport originally from South Asia. ... Canoeing is the recreational or sporting activity of paddling a canoe or kayak. ...


The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) lost its president, Sheikh Fahad Al-Sabah, during the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait. This was the most shocking news surrounding the 11th Asiad. OCA headquarters were temporarily moved to the United Kingdom, till USA liberated Kuwait in 1991. The Asian Games, also called the Asiad, is a multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia. ... C Company, 1st Battalion, The Staffordshire Regiment, 1st UK Armoured Division The 1991 Gulf War was a conflict between Iraq and a coalition force of 34 nations mandated by the United Nations and led by the United States. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Seven world records (six in archery, one in cycling) and 89 Asian records were broken, while one world record and eleven Asian records were equalled in the Beijing Asiad. These arrows score as an inner 10 (X), and a 9 Archery is the practice of using a bow to shoot arrows. ... This road bicycle is built using lightweight, shaped aluminium tubing and carbon fiber stays and forks. ...


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There are a large number of sports that involve water. ... These arrows score as an inner 10 (X), and a 9 Archery is the practice of using a bow to shoot arrows. ... Look up athletics in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The Danish Olympic badminton player Peter Gade Badminton is a racquet sport played by either two opposing players (singles) or two opposing pairs (doubles). ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... Professional boxing bout featuring Ricardo Domínguez (left) versus Rafael Ortíz Boxing, also called Western Boxing, prizefighting (when referring to professional boxing) or the sweet science (a common nickname among fans), is a sport and martial art in which two participants of similar weight fight each other with their... Canoeing is the recreational or sporting activity of paddling a canoe or kayak. ... This road bicycle is built using lightweight, shaped aluminium tubing and carbon fiber stays and forks. ... In the broadest possible sense, fencing is the art and science of armed combat involving cutting, stabbing, or bludgeoning weapons directly manipulated by hand, rather than shot or thrown (in other words, swords, knives, pikes, bayonets, batons, clubs, and so on). ... Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Greg Norman - one of the greatest ever golfers on the 18th tee at St Andrews. ... Gymnastics is a sport involving the performance of sequences of movements requiring physical strength, flexibility, and kinaesthetic awareness. ... Handball is the name of several different sports: Team handball, or Olympic/European Handball is a game somewhat similar to association football, but the ball is played with the hand, not the foot. ... Hockey is any of a family of sports in which two teams compete by trying to maneuver a ball, or a hard, round disc called a puck, into the opponents net or goal, using a stick, known as a hockey stick. ... Judo (Japanese: 柔道, jūdō; gentle way) is a martial art, combat sport, and philosophy which originated in Japan. ... Kabaddi (sometimes written Kabbadi or Kabadi) (Hindi: कबड्डी; IPA: ) is a team sport originally from South Asia. ... Sailing at sunset Wooden sailing boat Sailing is the skillful art of controlling the motion of a sailing ship or sailboat, across a body of water. ... Sepak Takraw (Kick Volleyball) is a fast growing and popular sport in Asia. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Softball is a team sport in which a ball, eleven to twelve inches (or rarely, 16 inches) (28 to 30. ... Jan-Ove Waldner at the 2004 Olympics Table tennis (also known affectionately as Ping pong) is a sport where two or four players hit a ball back and forth to each other. ... A tennis net Tennis is a game played between either two players (Singles) or two teams of two players (Doubles). Players use a stringed racquet to strike a hollow rubber ball covered with felt over a net into the opponents court. ... Volleyball is an Olympic sport in which two teams separated by a high net use their hands, arms, or (rarely) other parts of their bodies to hit a ball back and forth over the net. ... A professional weightlifter Weightlifting is a sport where competitors attempt to lift heavy weights mounted on steel bars, the execution of which is a combination of power and technique. ... Wrestling is a sport in which two opponents attempt to control the other without the use of striking while winning points for various accomplishments (including takedowns, reversals, escapes, and near-falls). ... Wushu may refer to: Chinese martial arts, or fighting systems from China. ...

Far Eastern Championship Games
Philippine Islands 1913 | China 1915 | Japan 1917 | Philippine Islands 1919 | China 1921 | Japan 1923 | Philippine Islands 1925 | China 1927 | Japan 1930 | Philippine Islands 1934 | Japan 1938 (cancelled)
Asian Games
New Delhi 1951 | Manila 1954 | Tokyo 1958 | Jakarta 1962 | Bangkok 1966 | Bangkok 1970 | Tehran 1974
Bangkok 1978 | New Delhi 1982 | Seoul 1986 | Beijing 1990 | Hiroshima 1994 | Bangkok 1998 | Busan 2002
Doha 2006 | Guangzhou 2010 | 2014
Winter Asian Games
Japan 1986 | Japan 1990 | China 1996 | South Korea 1999 | Japan 2003 | China 2007 | Kazakhstan 2011 | 2015
Asian Indoor Games
Thailand 2005 | China 2007 | Vietnam 2009 | 2011
Other articles
Asian Games medal count | East Asian Games | Southeast Asian Games | West Asian Games

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