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Tokyo 1964

Opening Ceremony 10 Oct 1964
Closing Ceremony 24 Oct 1964
Host City Tokyo
Country Japan
Nations Participating 93
Athletes 5151
Events 163
Sports/Disciplines 10

Description

The 1964 Tokyo Games were the first to be held in Asia. The carrier of the flame, Yoshinori Sakai, was chosen because he was born on 6 August 1945, the day the atomic bomb exploded in Hiroshima, in homage to the victims and as a call for world peace.

ASIAN MEDAL STANDINGS

Country Total Rank By Total
Japan 16 5 8 29 1
Republic of Korea 0 2 1 3 2
Islamic Republic of Iran 0 0 2 2 3
India 1 0 0 1 4
Pakistan 0 1 0 1 4
Philippines 0 1 0 1 4