The first Asian Games … 1951

The first Asian Games … 1951


The Asian Games, also known as Asiad, is a Pancontinental multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia. The Games were regulated by the Asian Games Federation (AGF) from the first Games held in 1951 in New Delhi, India, until the 1978 Games. Since the 1982 Games they have been organized by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), after the breakup of the Asian Games Federation. The Games are recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and are described as the second largest multi-sport event after the Olympic Games.


1951 Opening Ceremony – Asian Games


7 responses to “The first Asian Games … 1951

  1. I’m shocked to find the Olympic Games aren’t all inclusive.China and Russia are there to compete so why not the Asian nations?

  2. I can honestly say that I didn’t know much of these games before reading your post

  3. I didn’t know anything about this before reading your post!

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