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Bangkok 1970

The 6th Asian Games were held from August 24, 1970 to September 4, 1970 in Bangkok, Thailand.

Originally hosted by Seoul, South Korea but dropped its bid after receiving security threats from North Korea.

Previous host Thailand stepped in to save the Asiad and staged the Games using the funds of South Korea.

A total number of 2,400 athletes, coming from 18 countries, competed in this Asiad, where yachting made its debut.

Officially opened by King Bhumibol Adulyadej Torch Lighter Preeda Chullamondhol Stadium Suphachalasai Stadium

Opening Ceremony
08/24/1970
Closing Ceremony
09/04/1970
HOST CITY
Bangkok
COUNTRY
ATHLETES PARTICIPATING
2400
No Of Events
135
No Of Sports
13
NOC
18
Game No
6

Participating National Olympic Committees

Invited Countries

  • Israel

Sports / Disciplines

Medal Tally

Rank
NOC
Total
Rank by total
1
Japan
74
47
23
144
1
2
Republic of Korea
18
13
23
54
2
3
Thailand
9
17
13
39
3
4
Indonesia
9
7
7
23
6
5
India
6
9
10
25
4
6
Israel
6
6
5
17
9
7
Malaysia
5
1
7
13
11
8
Myanmar
3
2
7
12
12
9
Islamic Republic of Iran
2
5
17
24
5
10
Sri Lanka
2
2
0
4
15
11
Philippines
1
9
12
22
7
12
People's Republic of China
1
5
12
18
8
13
Pakistan
1
2
7
10
13
14
Singapore
0
6
9
15
10
15
Cambodia
0
2
3
5
14
16
Vietnam
0
0
2
2
16

Asian Marks