|Opening Ceremony||05 Dec 2009|
|Closing Ceremony||13 Dec 2009|
|Host City||Hong Kong|
|Country||Hong Kong, China|
The 5th East Asian Games held in Tseung Kwan O New Town, Hong Kong at 2009. Twenty-one sports will be contended: swimming, athletics, table tennis, cycling, squash, rowing, badminton, windsurfing, wushu, bowing, football, hockey, volleyball, tennis, aerobics, shooting, basketball, weightlifting, billiards, judo and taekwondo. In addition two trial events are running in the competition: Rugby Sevens and Dance Sport.
Hong Kong, China: A leading Guangzhou Asian Games Organising Committee (GAGOC) official has praised Hong Kong for the successful hosting of the 5th East Asian Games in December 2009. Xu Ruisheng, Vice Mayor of Guangzhou .....
Hong Kong: “Celebration is short. Preparation is long.” Those were the words of Hong Kong’s top sports official, Timothy Fok, at a farewell tea party in the East Asian Games media centre on Monday afternoon. Several athl.....