1966 Asian Games

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V Asian Games
Host cityBangkok, Asia
MottoEver Onward
Nations participating18
Athletes participating1,945
Events142 in 16 sports
Opening ceremonyDecember 9
Closing ceremonyDecember 20
Officially opened byBhumibol Adulyadej
King of Thailand
Jakarta 1962 Bangkok 1970  >

The 1966 Asian Games, officially known as the V Asian Games, was a sports event in Bangkok, Thailand. It occurred from December 9 to December 20, 1966. There were 142 events from 16 sports and disciplines.