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Asian Games 2022 Start Date, Host, Events, And All You Need to Know

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Asian Games is considered to be an opportunistic contest between athletes over the Asian Continent. This is a multi-sport event that takes place every 4 years. The countries of Asia are represented by their respective athletes. This is going to be the 19th edition of the games which is planned to take place in Hangzhou, China this year. This is going to be the third time that China will be hosting the Asian Games, after 1990 and 2010. So let’s check the relevant details of the same, Asian Games 2022 Start Date, Host, Events, And All You Need to Know.

Hangzhou Asian Games 2022, recently on Friday, 6th May 2022 announced that they might have to postpone the event further due to the rising cases of the ongoing Covid-19 Pandemic. The scheduled dates for the event were in September from 10-25th, however, the official shave withdrew going ahead with these dates and shall announce the date in the near future.

Asian Games 2022 Start Date

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Asian Games are conducted after every 4 years, so the last tournament was held in the year 2018 in Jakarta, Indonesia from 18th August to 2nd September 2018. In 2020 after the breakout of the covid-19 which disrupted the sports industry, the Olympic games also had to be postponed for the safety measures of the athletes and the public at large. After a year there were many events that happened on a large scale in different parts of the world, including the Olympic Games in the year 2021. Which game the makers of the Asian Games to schedule its 126th edition of the contest,

The ongoing IPL 2022 season, in India, was also a green signal for the officials of the Asian Games to conduct the contest in China. However, recently the cases in China spiked which worried the organizers about the health and safety of the participants. So they decided to reschedule the event to a further date which will be known to us soon said the Olympic Council of Asia and The Chinese Olympic Committee.

Host and the venue of the Asian Games 2022

The entire contest is going to be held in the city of China, Hangzhou, which will b having various events divided into 44 venues. These include 30 existing facilities and 14 newly-constructed venues. Most venues will be within Hangzhou districts. However, there will other events that will take place on the outskirts of Hangzhou like Deqing, Jinhua, Ningbo, Shaoxing, and Wenzhou.

What will be the Events of Asian Games 2022: All You Need to Know.

As we know that Asian Games is a multi-sport event that conducts various games and contest through the scheduled days. It includes Athletics to Archery to Swimming. Take a look at the list below and see the events which are included in this edition of Asian Games 2022. Previously there were 28 mandatory games that were played now the count has increased to 42 sports.

  • Aquatics
    • Artistic swimming
    • Diving
    • Marathon swimming
    • Swimming
    • Water polo
  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Breakdancing
  • Baseball
    • Baseball
    • Softball
  • Basketball
    • Basketball
    • 3×3 basketball
  • Boxing
  • Canoeing – Slalom and Sprint
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
    • BMX
    • Mountain bike
    • Road
    • Track
  • Dragon boat
  • Equestrian
  • Fencing
  • Field hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
    • Artistic
    • Rhythmic
    • Trampoline
    • Handball
    • Judo
    • Kabaddi
  • Martial arts
    • Ju-jitsu
    • Karate
    • Kurash
  • Mind sports
    • Bridge
    • Chess
    • Esports
    • Go
    • Xiangqi
  • Modern pentathlon
  • Roller sports
    • Roller skating
    • Skateboarding
  • Rowing
  • Rugby sevens
  • Sailing
  • Sepak takraw
  • Shooting
  • Sport climbing
  • Squash
  • Table tennis
  • Taekwondo
  • Tennis
    • Soft tennis
    • Tennis
  • Triathlon
  • Volleyball
    • Beach volleyball
    • Volleyball
  • Weightlifting
  • Wrestling
  • Wushu

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