Bangkok 1966

Opening Ceremony 09 Dec 1966
Closing Ceremony 20 Dec 1966
Host City Bangkok
Country Thailand
Nations Participating 16
Athletes 1945
Events 143
Sports 14
Sports/Disciplines 14

Description

The 5th Asian Games were held from December 9, 1966 to December 20, 1966 in Bangkok, Thailand.

Taiwan and Israel returned to the Asian Games, reversing the decision taken by Indonesia in the previous Asiad to debar the two countries.

A total number of 2,500 athletes and officials, coming from 18 countries, were involved in this Asiad, where women's volleyball made its debut.

Officially opened by King Bhumibol Adulyadej Stadium Suphachalasai Stadium

SPORTS / DISCIPLINES

  • Aquatics
  • Athletics
    AT
  • Badminton
    BD
  • Basketball
    BK
  • Boxing
    BX
  • Cycling
    CY
  • Football
    FB
  • Hockey
    HO
  • Shooting
    SH
  • Table Tennis
    TT
  • Tennis
    TE
  • Volleyball
    VB
  • Weightlifting
    WL
  • Wrestling
    WR