1958 Asian Games

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III Asian Games
Host cityTokyo
MottoEver Onward
Nations participating20
Athletes participating1,820
Events112 in 13 sports
Opening ceremonyMay 24
Closing ceremonyJune 1
Officially opened byHirohito
Emperor of Japan
Torch lighterMikio Oda
Manila 1954 Jakarta 1962  >

The 1958 Asian Games, officially known as the III Asian Games, was a sports event in Tokyo, Japan. It occurred from May 24 to June 1, 1958. There were 112 events from 13 sports and disciplines.