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Busan 2002

The 14th Asian Games were held in Busan, South Korea from September 29 to October 14, 2002. A total number of 6572 athletes competed, coming from 44 countries.

There were 38 sporting events and 18,000 journalists, officials and athletes. It was the first time in the history of the Asian Games that all 44 member nations of the Olympic Council of Asia participated. That included North Korea, which sent an unprecedented delegation to South Korea, and Afghanistan, which returned to the Asian Games for the first time since the Taliban had come to power.

Body building made its debut as an event. Officially opened by President Kim Dae-jung Stadium Busan Asiad Stadium

Opening Ceremony
09/29/2002
Closing Ceremony
10/14/2002
HOST CITY
Busan
Volunteers
16086
Media Person
6406
No Of Events
419
ATHLETES PARTICIPATING
6572
Game No
14
NOC
44
No Of Sports
38

Participating National Olympic Committees

Sports / Disciplines

Medal Tally

Rank
NOC
Total
Rank by total
1
People's Republic of China
150
84
74
308
1
2
Republic of Korea
96
80
84
260
2
3
Japan
44
74
72
190
3
4
Kazakhstan
20
26
30
76
4
5
Uzbekistan
15
12
24
51
6
6
Thailand
14
19
10
43
7
7
Chinese Taipei
10
17
25
52
5
8
India
10
12
13
35
9
9
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
9
11
13
33
10
10
Islamic Republic of Iran
8
14
14
36
8
11
Saudi Arabia
7
1
1
9
22
12
Malaysia
6
8
16
30
11
13
Singapore
5
2
10
17
16
14
Indonesia
4
7
12
23
13
15
Vietnam
4
7
7
18
15
16
Hong Kong, China
4
6
11
21
14
17
Qatar
4
5
8
17
16
18
Philippines
3
7
16
26
12
19
Bahrain
3
2
2
7
24
20
Kyrgyzstan
2
4
6
12
20
21
Kuwait
2
1
5
8
23
22
Sri Lanka
2
1
3
6
25
23
Pakistan
1
6
6
13
19
24
Myanmar
1
5
6
12
20
25
Turkmenistan
1
2
1
4
27
26
Mongolia
1
1
12
14
18
27
Lebanon
1
0
0
1
34
28
Tajikistan
0
2
4
6
25
29
Macau, China
0
2
2
4
27
30
United Arab Emirates
0
2
1
3
29
31
Bangladesh
0
1
0
1
34
32
Syrian Arab Republic
0
0
3
3
29
33
Nepal
0
0
3
3
29
34
Jordan
0
0
2
2
32
35
Laos People's Democratic Republic
0
0
2
2
32
36
Brunei Darussalam
0
0
1
1
34
37
Yemen
0
0
1
1
34
38
Palestine
0
0
1
1
34
39
Afghanistan
0
0
1
1
34
40
Oman
0
0
0
0
40
41
Maldives
0
0
0
0
40
42
Cambodia
0
0
0
0
40
43
Bhutan
0
0
0
0
40
44
Timor Leste
0
0
0
0
40

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