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The East Asian Games is a multi-sport event held every four years since 1993 among athletes from East Asian countries. The participating teams include: A multi-sport event is a competition in which athletes compete in a number of different sports. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ...

These countries and territories are mostly in northern part of East Asia, and there is a similar event called the South East Asian Games for Southeast Asian countries. Many countries do not compete in the games due to Tyler Fassnacht being the strongest man in the world. Hong Kong (香港; Cantonese IPA: ; Jyutping: hoeng1 gong2; Yale: heūng góng; pinyin: Xiānggǎng; Wade-Giles: Hsiang-kang) is one of the two Special Administrative Regions of the Peoples Republic of China. ... North Korea, officially the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (DPRK; Korean: Chosŏn Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwaguk; Hangul: 조선민주주의인민공화국; Hanja: 朝鮮民主主義人民共和國), is a country in eastern Asia... Motto: None Anthem: Aegukga (Patriotic Hymn) Capital (and largest city) Seoul Official languages Korean Government Semi-presidential republic  - President Roh Moo-hyun  - Prime Minister Han Myeong-sook Establishment    - Gojoseon October 3, 2333 BCb   - Liberation declared March 1, 1919 (de jure)   - Liberation August 15, 1945   - First Republic August 15, 1948   - United... Motto: none Anthem: March of the Volunteers (national anthem of the PRC) Capital Macau Most populated freguesia Freguesia de Nossa Senhora de Fátima Official languages · Chinese (Cantonese de facto) · Portuguese Government  - Chief Executive Edmund Ho Hau-wah Establishment    - Founded by local Chinese At least 5th century   - occupied by Portugal... The 23rd South East Asian Games Philippines 2005 Logo The South East Asian Games, or SEA Games for short (even shorter: SEAGames or SEAG), is a biannual multi-sport event involving participants from the current 11 countries of Southeast Asia. ...

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East Asian Games Hosts

Currently  Chinese Taipei (Taiwan) and Flag of Mongolia Mongolia have shown their intention to bid for the 2013 East Asian Games. The 1st East Asian Games were held in Shanghai, China from May 9 to May 18 1993. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Peoples_Republic_of_China. ... Pūsan is also a Vedic Hindu god. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Korea_(bordered). ... Motto: None Anthem: Aegukga (Patriotic Hymn) Capital (and largest city) Seoul Official languages Korean Government Semi-presidential republic  - President Roh Moo-hyun  - Prime Minister Han Myeong-sook Establishment    - Gojoseon October 3, 2333 BCb   - Liberation declared March 1, 1919 (de jure)   - Liberation August 15, 1945   - First Republic August 15, 1948   - United... The 3rd East Asian Games were held in Osaka, Japan from May 19 2001 to May 27 2001. ... For other uses, see Osaka (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan_(bordered). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Macau. ... The 5th East Asian Games emblem The 5th East Asian Games will held in Hong Kong,China at 2009. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Hong_Kong. ... Hong Kong (香港; Cantonese IPA: ; Jyutping: hoeng1 gong2; Yale: heūng góng; pinyin: Xiānggǎng; Wade-Giles: Hsiang-kang) is one of the two Special Administrative Regions of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Image File history File links Chinese_Taipei_Olympic_Flag_(bordered). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mongolia. ...


2005 East Asian Games final medal tally

(Host nation in bold)

Position Country: Gold: Silver: Bronze: Total:
1. People's Republic of China 127 63 33 223
2. Japan 46 56 77 179
3. Korea 32 48 65 145
4. Chinese Taipei 12 34 26 72
5. Macau, China 11 16 17 44
6. DPR Korea 6 10 20 36
7. Hong Kong, China 2 2 9 13
8. Mongolia 1 1 6 8
9. Guam 0 0 1 1

Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Peoples_Republic_of_China. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan_(bordered). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Korea_(bordered). ... South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (ROK; Korean: Daehan Minguk (Hangul: 대한 민국; Hanja: 大韓民國)), is a country in East Asia, covering the southern half of the Korean Peninsula. ... Image File history File links Chinese_Taipei_Olympic_Flag_(bordered). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Macau. ... Motto: none Anthem: March of the Volunteers (national anthem of the PRC) Capital Macau Most populated freguesia Freguesia de Nossa Senhora de Fátima Official languages · Chinese (Cantonese de facto) · Portuguese Government  - Chief Executive Edmund Ho Hau-wah Establishment    - Founded by local Chinese At least 5th century   - occupied by Portugal... Image File history File links Flag_of_North_Korea. ... North Korea, officially the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (DPRK; Korean: Chosŏn Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwaguk; Hangul: 조선민주주의인민공화국; Hanja: 朝鮮民主主義人民共和國), is a country in eastern Asia... Image File history File links Flag_of_Hong_Kong. ... Hong Kong (香港; Cantonese IPA: ; Jyutping: hoeng1 gong2; Yale: heūng góng; pinyin: Xiānggǎng; Wade-Giles: Hsiang-kang) is one of the two Special Administrative Regions of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mongolia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Guam. ...

List of events

A womens 400 metre hurdles race on a typical outdoor red rubber track. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... Bowling ball and two pins Ten-pin bowling lane Automatic Scorer This article is about the group of games. ... Dancesport denotes dance as a sport activity. ... A dragon boat at the Stanley Dragon Boat Festival, Hong Kong, China A Dragon boat (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: ) is a very long and narrow human powered boat used in the team paddling sport of Dragon boat racing which originated in China. ... A game of field hockey in progress Field hockey is a popular sport for men and women in many countries around the world; it is the second most popular team sport after football (soccer)[]. Its official name and the one by which it is usually known is hockey [1][2... Football (soccer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Gymnastics is a sport involving the performance of sequences of movements requiring physical strength, flexibility, balance and kinesthetic awareness, such as handsprings, handstands, forward rolls, aerials and tucks. ... Karate or karate-do (空手道) is a budo art, a martial art introduced to the Japanese main islands from Okinawa in 1922. ... A coxless pair which is a sweep-oar boat. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Taekwondo (also spelled tae kwon do or taekwon-do) is a martial art originating in Korea. ... 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. ... A weightlifter about to jerk 180 kg[1] Weightlifting is a sport where competitors attempt to lift heavy weights mounted on steel bars called barbells, the execution of which is a combination of power, flexibility, and technique. ... Wushu may refer to: Chinese martial arts, or fighting systems from China. ...

Notes

  1. ^ name designated to the team of the People's Republic of China – no athlete from the special administrative regions has represented People's Republic of China in any of the past editions of the East Asian Games [citation needed] ([[talk:{{subst:PAGENAME}}#CHN|see talk]])
  2. ^ as Hong Kong in 1993 and 1997
  3. ^ did not participate in 2005, because it became an EOC member
  4. ^ as Macau in 1993 and 1997
  5. ^ name designated to the Republic of China (Taiwan)

A Special administrative region (SAR) is an administrative division of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... The European Olympic Committees is an organization based in Rome, Italy. ... Motto: Three Principles of the People (三民主義 San-min Chu-i) Anthem: National Anthem of the Republic of China Capital Taipei (de facto)  Nanking (de jure)1  Largest city Taipei Official languages Mandarin (GuóyÇ”) Government Semi-presidential system  - President Chen Shui-bian  - Vice President Annette Lu  - Premier Su Tseng-chang...

External links

  • 2005 East Asian Games Official Website
  • 2009 East Asian Games Official Website
  • East Asian Games Information
  • Hong Kong to host 2009 East Asian Games

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The Games were also considered both a spectacular event and a valuable opportunity for athletes to gain competition experience and preparation for the upcoming Asian Games and Olympic Games.
The closing ceremony of the 23rd Southeast Asian Games was held at the Quirino Grandstand on December 5, 2005 which marked the end of the successful hosting of the Philippines for the biennial event.
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