Interesting facts about Asian sports

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Football is Myanmar (formerly Burma) national sport. Khin Maung Lwin (Secretary of the Myanmar Olympic Committee) said, "As in most countries in the world, football is the most popular sport in Myanmar when our football team of the 5th Asian Games bangkok in 1966 and the Sixth Asian Games in Bangkok in 1970, football was even more popular among our people. In addition, athletics, sepaktakraw and wushu are also popular in our country. "

Japan won five gold medals at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games: athletics and four of the jewels.

Susanthika Jayasinghe became Sri Lanka's second athlete – including Ceylon – to win the Olympic medal when he won the silver medal on the 200-meter track at the 2000 Australian Summer Olympics. The great run of Susanthika won 100 million and 200 million gold in Amman (Jordan) 2007 Asian Championships. IAAF won the 200m bronze medal at the 2007 IAAF World Championship.

Bangkok (Thailand) hosts four Asian Games (1966, 1970, 1978, 1998).

Pakistan sent 32 athletes to the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich (West Germany). Pakistani athletes competed in six sports (athletics, boxing, wrestling, weightlifting, field hockey, sailing).

Sawao Kato was one of the best gymnasts of the 20th century. In the 1960s and 1970s, Kato won many international medals in Europe, Asia and Mexico. During the 1968 Olympic Games, he won three gold medals in individual, floor and team competitions.

Kabbadi is practiced by millions of people in Bangladesh and India. Unfortunately, this is not an Olympic sport.

Brunei Darussalam – one of the richest countries in the world – won two bronze medals at the Hiroshima Games in 1994.

Voleyball (men and women) first appeared at the 1964 Olympics in Tokyo (Japan). The host country won the women's volleyball competition. The winners were Yuraiko Handa, Kinukó Tanida, Emiko Miyamoto, Ayano Shibuki, Massako Kondo, Yoko Fujimoto, Setsuko Sassaki, Yoko Shinozaki, Katsumi Matsumura, Sata Issobe, Yoshiko Matsumura, Masae Kasai

twice as much as Massachusetts he did not win a medal in any sport in the Asian Games.

In 1992, Jordan sent 7 athletes to the Barcelona Olympic Games. This Arab country took part in four sports: athletics (2) (1), table tennis (1) and taekwondo (3).

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) hosted the 1975 Field Hockey Men's World Championship. Final ranking: 1.India, 2.Pakistan, 3.West Germany, 4. Malaysia, 5.Australia, 6.England, 7.New Zealand, 8.Spain, 9.Holland, 10.Poland, 11.Argentina, 12 .Ghana

The United Arab Emirates won 22 medals at the 2005 Asian West Asian Games in Doha (Qatar).

Japan is the birthplace of judo. The first judo world championship was held in Tokyo (1956).

Oman's most popular sport in the Arab country is football, volleyball, athletics and handball.

The 1962 Asian Games were held in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia. As a native of Indonesia, 48 medals and 9 gold won. Israel and Taiwan have not participated in the games for political reasons.

Ahmed Al Maktoum (United Arab Emirates) won gold medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. An Athlete said: "During the 2004 Athens Olympic Games, in a remarkable day in August, the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Ahmed Bin Hasher Al Maktoum won the double double trap shooting tournament, which was 189 points for the Australian Russell Mark in the 1996 atlantic Olympiad. "

Mongolia sent two female archers to the 1972 Summer Olympics. Natjav Dariimaa and Doljin Demberel.

Tokyo was the 2007 FIVB Men's World Championship. The final positions are: 1. Brazil, 2. Poland,


4. Serbia and Montenegro,



7. Russia



10.United States,


12.Puerto Rico,


14 .Czech Republic,



17.China, [19659002] 18. Greece,

19. South Korea,

20. Venezuela,

21. Australia,

22. Egypt,


24. Kazakhstan [19659002] Japan famous athletes: Ryoko Tani (judo) , Takehiro Kashima, Kori Murofushi (track), Saori Yoshida (wrestling), Ayumi Tanimoto (martial arts), Mizuki Noguchi (marathon), Kosuke Kitajima, Ai Shibata (swimming), Hiroshi Yamamoto (archery).

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