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Bangkok 1998

The 13th Asian Games were held from December 6, 1998 to December 20, 1998 in Bangkok, Thailand. This was the first time that Thailand bid for the event after it shouldered the two postponed hosting rights in 1970 and 1978.

Officially opened by King Bhumibol Adulyadej Torch Lighter Somluck Kamsing Stadium Rajamangala Stadium.

Opening Ceremony
12/06/1998
Closing Ceremony
12/20/1998
HOST CITY
Bangkok
COUNTRY
No Of Sports
36
ATHLETES PARTICIPATING
6554
NOC
42
Game No
13
No Of Events
376

Participating National Olympic Committees

Sports / Disciplines

Medal Tally

Rank
NOC
Total
Rank by total
1
People's Republic of China
129
78
67
274
1
2
Republic of Korea
66
43
53
162
3
3
Japan
52
61
68
181
2
4
Thailand
24
28
38
90
4
5
Kazakhstan
24
24
32
80
5
6
Chinese Taipei
19
17
39
75
6
7
Islamic Republic of Iran
10
11
13
34
9
8
Uzbekistan
7
23
10
40
7
9
India
7
11
17
35
8
10
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
6
12
15
33
10
11
Indonesia
6
10
11
27
12
12
Malaysia
5
10
14
29
11
13
Hong Kong, China
5
6
6
17
14
14
Kuwait
4
6
4
14
17
15
Sri Lanka
3
0
3
6
22
16
Pakistan
2
4
8
14
17
17
Singapore
2
3
10
15
16
18
Qatar
2
3
3
8
21
19
Mongolia
2
2
10
14
17
20
Myanmar
1
6
4
11
20
21
Philippines
1
5
12
18
13
22
Vietnam
1
5
11
17
14
23
Turkmenistan
1
0
1
2
27
24
Kyrgyzstan
0
3
3
6
22
25
Jordan
0
3
2
5
25
26
Syrian Arab Republic
0
2
4
6
22
27
Nepal
0
1
3
4
26
28
Macau, China
0
1
0
1
28
29
Bangladesh
0
0
1
1
28
30
United Arab Emirates
0
0
1
1
28
31
Laos People's Democratic Republic
0
0
1
1
28
32
Oman
0
0
1
1
28
33
Brunei Darussalam
0
0
1
1
28
34
Yemen
0
0
0
0
34
35
Palestine
0
0
0
0
34
36
Maldives
0
0
0
0
34
37
Lebanon
0
0
0
0
34
38
Cambodia
0
0
0
0
34
39
Tajikistan
0
0
0
0
34
40
Bahrain
0
0
0
0
34
41
Bhutan
0
0
0
0
34

Asian Marks