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Iran 1997

Opening Ceremony 19 Nov 1997
Closing Ceremony 28 Nov 1997
Host City Iran
Country Islamic Republic of Iran
Nations Participating 10
Athletes 850
Sports 15
Sports/Disciplines 15

Description

The 1st West Asian Games was held from 19 to 28 November 1997 in Tehran, Iran and had around 850 athletes and 236 team officials participating from 10 countries in 15 sports.

Initially only men were allowed to participate. The nations that participated were: Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Qatar, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Yemen.

The official sports programme contained Athletics, Aquatics, Badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Fencing, Football, Judo, Karate, Shooting, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Weightlifting and Wrestling.

SPORTS / DISCIPLINES

  • Aquatics
    AQ
  • Athletics
    AT
  • Badminton
    BD
  • Basketball
    BK
  • Boxing
    BX
  • Fencing
    FE
  • Football
    FB
  • Judo
    JU
  • Karate
    KR
  • Shooting
    SH
  • Table Tennis
    TT
  • Taekwondo
    TK
  • Tennis
    TE
  • Weightlifting
    WL
  • Wrestling
    WR