1986 Asian Games

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X Asian Games
Host citySeoul
CountrySouth Korea
Nations participating27
Athletes participating4,839
Events296 in 25 sports
Opening ceremony20 September
Closing ceremony5 October
Officially opened byChun Doo-hwan
President of South Korea
Officially closed byFahad Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
President of the Olympic Council of Asia
Torch lighterJang Jae-keun and Park Mi-sun[1]
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The 1986 Asian Games, officially known as the X Asian Games, was a sports event in Seoul, South Korea. It occurred from 20 September to 5 October, 1986. There were 296 events from 25 sports and disciplines.

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  1. "서울아시아경기대회". Encyclopedia of Korean Culture. Retrieved 12 February 2019.