1982 Asian Games

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IX Asian Games
Host cityDelhi
CountryIndia
Nations participating33
Athletes participating4,595
Events196 in 21 sports
Opening ceremonyNovember 19
Closing ceremonyDecember 4
Officially opened byZail Singh
President of India
Officially closed byFahad Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
President of the Olympic Council of Asia
Athlete's OathP.T. Usha
Torch lighterDeanna Syme Tewari & Balbir Singh Sr.
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The 1982 Asian Games, officially known as the IX Asian Games, was a sports event in Delhi, India. It occurred from November 19 to December 4, 1982. There were 196 events from 21 sports and disciplines.