South Asian Games 2019 (13th Edition complete list)

13th edition of South Asian Games 2019 held on Kathmandu, Pokhara and Janakpur cities of Nepal from 1st December to 10th December 2019. Seven different countries of South Asia participated in the South Asian Games 2019.

Here we provide all details of South Asian Games 2019 like Edition, Motto, Mascot, Place, Medals, Participating countries, Events, etc which helps to aspirants for Railway NTPC, JE, Group-D, SSC, Banking and all competitive examination.

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  • Edition13th
  • Event1st December to 10th December
  • Motto –Peace, Prosperity, and Progress
  • Mascot-pair of Blackbucks (Krishnashar) 
  • Place-Kathmandu, Pokhara and Janakpur cities of  Nepal
  • Participating countriesBangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka
OPENING CEREMONY01 Dec 2019
CLOSING CEREMONY10 Dec 2019
HOST CITYKathmandu, Pokhara, and Janakpur
COUNTRYNepal
PARTICIPATING Nations7
ATHLETES2715
EVENTS317
SPORTS26

 

There are a total of 2715 athletes participated from 7 different countries of South Asia .these are

Bangladesh -470

Bhutan-116

India -487

Maldives-216

Nepal-596

Pakistan-263

Sri Lanka-564

There are three different cities in Nepal hosted the competition, Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Janakpur

In Kathmandu games played are :

  • Athletics, Football (men), Cricket (men),
  • Boxing, Karate, Shooting, Squash, Swimming,
  • Taekwondo, Basketball, Volleyball,
  • Cycling (mountain biking), Cycling (road),
  • Fencing, Kho-kho, Golf, Judo, Wushu, Kabaddi,
  • Tennis, Table Tennis

IN Pokhara games played are :

  • Badminton
  • Cricket (women)
  • Archery
  • Football (women)
  • Handball
  • Triathlon
  • Beach volleyball
  • Weightlifting

Janakpur

  • Wrestling

Medal list of South Asian Games 2019 :

RankParticipating

Country

GoldSilverBronzeTotal
1India 1749345312
2Nepal 516095206
3Sri Lanka 4083128251
4Pakistan 324159132
5Bangladesh 193287138
6Maldives 1045
7Bhutan 071320
Total Medals3173174341068

 

Medal in different sports of India:

India got rank 1 and finished the game with 174 gold, 93 silver, and 43 bronze medals.

Games Gold Silver BronzeTotal
Athletics12211548
Badminton62210
Basketball2002
Basketball (3×3)2002
Boxing123116
Cycling4228
Fencing115117
Football1001
Handball1102
Judo104115
Kabaddi2002
Kho-Kho2002
Shooting187429
Squash2316
Swimming2719652
Table Tennis75012
Taekwondo910827
Tennis75012
Triathlon2215
Volleyball2002
Weightlifting91010
Wrestling150014
Wushu113317
Total1739345311

 

FAQ

Who was the flag bearer at the opening ceremony from India?

Ans- Tejinder Pal Singh Toor(Shot Putter) was the flag bearer at the opening ceremony from India.

In which country 13th South Asian Games was held?

Ans-13th South Asian Games was held in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Janakpur cities of  Nepal.

Who Will Host 2022 Asian Games?

Ans-Hangzhou, Zhejiang, of China Will Host 2022 Asian Games from 10 to 25 September 2022.

When were the 1st South Asian Games held?

Ans-The first South Asian Games were hosted in 1984 by Kathmandu, Nepal.

Which Indian city hosted South Asian Games first?

Ans- Kolkatta city of India has hosted South Asian Games first in India in 1987.

 

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