1998 Asian Games

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XIII Asian Games
Host cityBangkok
MottoFriendship Beyond Frontiers
(Thai: มิตรภาพไร้พรมแดน)
Mitrp̣hāph rị̂ phrmdæn
Nations participating41
Athletes participating6,554
(4,454 men, 2,100 women)
Events377 in 36 sports
Opening ceremony6 December
Closing ceremony20 December
Officially opened byBhumibol Adulyadej
King of Thailand
Officially closed byAhmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah
President of the Olympic Council of Asia
Athlete's OathPreeda Chulamonthol
Judge's OathSongsak Charoenpong
Torch lighterSomluck Kamsing
Website1998 Asian Games
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The 1998 Asian Games, also known as the XIII Asian Games, was a sports event in Bangkok, Thailand. It occurred from 6 December to 20 December, 1998. There were 377 events from 36 sports and disciplines.