Guangzhou 2010

Opening Ceremony 12 Nov 2010
Closing Ceremony 27 Nov 2010
Host City Guangzhou
Country People's Republic of China
Nations Participating 45
Athletes 9704
Events 476
Sports 42
Sports/Disciplines 58
Volunteers 60000
Media 10026

Description

The 16th Asian Games (also known as the XVI Asiad) is taking place in Guangzhou, China, from November 12 to November 27, 2010. Guangzhou is the second city in China to host the Asian Games after Beijing in 1990.

A total of 476 events in 42 sports are scheduled to be contested, making it the biggest event in the history of the Asian Games. The 45 National Olympic Committees affiliated to the Olympic Council of Asia have sent a total of 4,359 team officials, Technical Delegates/Officials: 4,166, 258,000 AD cards issued and 2 million tickets sold.

Stadium: Guangdong Olympic Stadium.

SPORTS / DISCIPLINES

  • Aquatics
    • Swimming
      ASW
    • Diving
      ADV
    • Waterpolo
      AWP
    • Synchronized Swimming
      ASY
  • Archery
    AR
  • Athletics
    AT
  • Badminton
    BD
  • Baseball
    BB
  • Basketball
    BK
  • Billiards Sports
    BS
  • Bowling
    BW
  • Boxing
    BX
  • Canoe / Kayak
  • Chess
  • Cricket
    CC
  • Cycling
    • Cycling BMX
      CBM
    • Cycling Road
      CRD
    • Mountain Bike
      CMB
    • Cycling Track
      CTK
  • Dance Sports
    DS
  • Dragon Boat
    DB
  • Equestrian
  • Fencing
    FE
  • Football
    FB
  • Golf
    GO
  • Gymnastics
    • Artistic Gymnastics
      GAG
    • Rhythmic Gymnastics
      GRG
    • Trampoline
      GTR
  • Handball
    HB
  • Hockey
    HO
  • Judo
    JU
  • Kabaddi
    KA
  • Karate
    KR
  • Modern Pentathlon
    MP
  • Roller Sports
    RS
  • Rowing
    RO
  • Rugby
    RU
  • Sailing
    SA
  • Sepaktakraw
    SE
  • Shooting
    SH
  • Soft Tennis
    ST
  • Softball
    SO
  • Squash
    SQ
  • Table Tennis
    TT
  • Taekwondo
    TK
  • Tennis
    TE
  • Triathlon
    TR
  • Volleyball
    • Volleyball
      VB
    • Beach Volleyball
      VBB
  • Weightlifting
    WL
  • Wrestling
    WR
  • Wushu

NEWS

Lavish ceremony honours one-year anniversary of 16th Asian Games
15 Nov 2011

Guangzhou, China: The 16th Asian Games, part of the worldwide Olympic movement and governed by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), celebrated its one-year anniversary on November 12 with a lavish ceremony here in Guangzho.....

GAGOC presents OCA with 16th Asian Games archive
03 Jul 2011

Kuwait: An official handover ceremony for the archive of the 16th Asian Games held in Guangzhou, China, from November 12-26, 2010, took place in Kuwait on Sunday, July 3. A six-member delegation headed by Mr. Gu Shiyang,.....

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