Sapporo 1986
The 1st Asian Winter Games were held from March 1 to 8, 1986 in Sapporo, Japan.

The Japanese Olympic Committee first suggested the idea of having a continent-wide winter version of the Asian Games in 1982. With Sapporo's expertise and infrastructure available after successfully hosting the 1972 Winter Olympics, the Olympic Council of Asia General Assembly in Seoul in 1984 decided to give Japan the privilege of hosting the first ever Asian Winter Games.

Participating in a total of 35 events in seven sports were 430 athletes and officials from seven countries.
1st Asian Winter Games  Sapporo 1986
Opening Ceremony 01 Mar 1986
Closing Ceremony 08 Mar 1986
Host City Sapporo
Country Japan
Nations Participating 7
Athletes 430
Events 35
Sports 7
Sports/Disciplines 7
Participating NOCs
CHN China
IND India
KOR Korea
PRK DPR Korea
JPN Japan
MGL Mongolia
HKG Hong Kong
Sports / Disciplines
Biathlon BT
Ice Hockey IH
Skating
Figure Skating FSK
Short Track Speed Skating STS
Speed Skating SSK
Skiing
Alpine Skiing ALS
Cross Country Skiing CCS
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Asian Marks

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Emblem, Sapporo 1986
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Mascot, Sapporo 1986
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Asian Results

Final Medal Table

Sport Federations

Asian Federations

International Federations