1962 Asian Games

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IV Asian Games
Host cityJakarta
MottoEver Onward
(Indonesian: Maju Terus)
Nations participating17
Athletes participating1,460
Events120 in 13 sports
Opening ceremony24 August
Closing ceremony4 September
Officially opened bySukarno
President of Indonesia
Athlete's OathFerry Sonneville[1]
Torch lighterEffendi Saleh
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The 1962 Asian Games, officially known as the IV Asian Games, was a sports event in Jakarta, Indonesia. It occurred from 24 August to 4 September 1962. There were 120 events from 13 sports and disciplines.

References[change | change source]

  1. Julius Pour (2004). Dari Gelora Bung Karno ke Gelora Bung Karno. Grasindo. p. 51. Retrieved 18 February 2015.