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Bangkok 1966

The 5th Asian Games were held from December 9, 1966 to December 20, 1966 in Bangkok, Thailand.

Taiwan and Israel returned to the Asian Games, reversing the decision taken by Indonesia in the previous Asiad to debar the two countries.

A total number of 2,500 athletes and officials, coming from 18 countries, were involved in this Asiad, where women's volleyball made its debut.

Officially opened by King Bhumibol Adulyadej Stadium Suphachalasai Stadium

Opening Ceremony
12/09/1966
Closing Ceremony
12/20/1966
HOST CITY
Bangkok
COUNTRY
ATHLETES PARTICIPATING
1945
No Of Events
143
No Of Sports
14
NOC
18
Game No
5

Participating National Olympic Committees

Invited Countries

  • Israel

Sports / Disciplines

Medal Tally

Rank
NOC
Total
Rank by total
1
Japan
78
53
33
164
1
2
Republic of Korea
12
18
21
51
2
3
Thailand
12
14
11
37
4
4
Malaysia
7
5
6
18
9
5
India
7
4
11
22
7
6
Indonesia
7
4
10
21
8
7
Islamic Republic of Iran
6
8
17
31
5
8
People's Republic of China
5
9
10
24
6
9
Israel
3
5
3
11
11
10
Philippines
2
15
25
42
3
11
Pakistan
2
4
2
8
12
12
Myanmar
1
0
4
5
13
13
Singapore
0
5
7
12
10
14
Vietnam
0
1
2
3
15
15
Sri Lanka
0
0
4
4
14
16
Hong Kong, China
0
0
1
1
16

Asian Marks