Colombo 2006
The 2006 South Asian Games (also known as 2006 SAF Games or 10th SAF Games) were held in Colombo, Srilanka from August 18 to August 28, 2006 in the Sugathadasa Stadium with more than 2000 sportspersons competing in the record 20 disciplines of Sports.

The 10th edition of SAF Games also marked the debut for Afghanistan.

Another highlight of 2006 SAF Games was unprecedented high levels of security for officials & players amid violent clashes between Srilankan Government’s troops and LTTE.

Earlier in 2005, the Games,originally scheduled to be held in 2005, had been postponed after a tsunami wave devastated the region.

The next SAF Games are scheduled to be held at Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2008.
10th South Asian Games  Colombo 2006
Opening Ceremony 18 Aug 2006
Closing Ceremony 28 Aug 2006
Host City Colombo
Country Sri Lanka
Nations Participating 8
Sports 20
Sports/Disciplines 20
Sports / Disciplines
Swimming ASW
Archery AR
Badminton BD
Boxing BX
Football FB
Hockey HO
Judo JU
Kabaddi KA
Karate KR
Rowing RO
Shooting SH
Squash SQ
Table Tennis TT
Taekwondo TK
Volleyball VB
Weightlifting WL
Wushu WU
Athletics AT
Cycling CY
Wrestling WR
The 10th South Asia Games opened amidst great fanfare and celebrations at the Sugathadasa Stadium in Colombo on 18th of August 2006. The Games were declared open by the Presid...

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Emblem, Colombo 2006

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Mascot, Colombo 2006


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