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Vietnam 2009

Opening Ceremony 30 Oct 2009
Closing Ceremony 08 Nov 2009
Host City Vietnam
Country Vietnam
NOC Participating 43
Athletes 2396
Events 242
Sports 15
Sports/Disciplines 28

Description

The 3rd Asian Indoor Games (AIG) held for the first time in Vietnam in the fall of 2009. This is a great sporting event, held exclusively by Asian countries for those sports that have not yet to get a chance to join continental and world arenas.

The 3rd Asian Indoor Games held under the direct leadership of the Government with the participation of key sectors and mayors of Ha Noi, Ho Chi Minn City, Quang Ninh, Hai Phong, Hai Duong, Bac Ninh.

The 3rd Asian Indoor Games is expected to have 23 sports: indoor athletics, Pencak Silat, 25m -swimming, 50m- fin swimming, Dance Sport, sepak takraw, chess and Chiness, billiards & snooker, Sport Aerobics, futsal, Bowling, Muay, vovinam, indoor petanque, indoor archery,kurash, kabadi, 3 on 3 basketball, woment defence ( women boxing and wushu) and 1 demonstration sport: Jujitsu.

The AIG is an indoor sporting event held every two years and has become a playground well known in the continent and the world. Vietnam's success in hosting the 22nd SEA Games, the APEC Summit, the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM Summit) and many other international activities has left positive impressions on friends around the world, in general, and in Asia, in particular.

It is a vision of a Vietnam of peace, friendliness and hospitality with sports lovers. Welcome to our country in 2009, a beautiful country on the East Sea, to participate in the biggest indoor sporting event of the continent, the Asian Indoor Games 2009 to be held in Hanoi, a city of peace and some other cities and province.

Opening Ceremony:
My Dinh National Stadium - Ha Noi
            
Closing Ceremony:
Quan Ngua Sports Palace - Ha Noi

SPORTS / DISCIPLINES

  • Aquatics
  • Archery
    AR
  • Athletics
    AT
  • Basketball
    • Basketball 3X3
      B33
  • Billiards Sports
    BS
  • Bowling
    BW
  • Boxing
    BX
  • Chess
  • DanceSports
    • Dance Sports
      DS
  • Dragon & Lion Dance
    DL
  • Electronic Sports
    ES
  • Finswimming
    FS
  • Football
  • Gymnastics
  • Ju-Jitsu
    JJ
  • Kabaddi
    KA
  • Kickboxing
    KB
  • Kurash
    KU
  • Muay
    MY
  • Pencak Silat
    PS
  • Petanque
    PQ
  • Sepaktakraw
    • Hoop Sepaktakraw
      SHS
  • Shuttle Cock
    SC
  • Vovinam
    VV
  • Wrestling
    • Belt Wrestling
      WBR
  • Wushu

NEWS

China finishes on top again
08 Nov 2009

From the paso doble to the pole vault, and from the backstroke to boxing, China continued its domination of the Asian Indoor Games at the third edition in Vietnam. At the close of competition on Saturday, November 7, Chi.....

Vietnam reaches new heights at AIG
08 Nov 2009

Vietnam surprised even themselves by finishing second in the final medals table with 42 gold -- only six behind Asian sporting super power China. Coming into the third AIG, Vietnam’s target was between 15-20 gold medals .....

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