2006 Asian Games

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XV Asian Games
Host cityDoha
CountryQatar
MottoThe Games of Your Life
(Arabic: لقاء العمر‎, romanized: Liqa' alum)[a]
Nations participating45
Athletes participating9,520[1]
Events424 in 39 sports
Opening ceremony1 December
Closing ceremony15 December
Officially opened byHamad bin Khalifa Al Thani
Emir of Qatar
Officially closed byAhmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah
President of the Olympic Council of Asia
Athlete's OathMubarak Eid Bilal
Judge's OathAbd Allah Al-Bulooshi
Torch lighterMohammed Bin Hamad Al-Thani
Main venueKhalifa International Stadium[*]
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The 2006 Asian Games, also known as the XV Asian Games, was a sports event in Doha, Qatar. It occurred from 1 December to 15 December, 2006. There were 424 events from 39 sports and disciplines.

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Only the English version of the motto were used during the Games.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Olympic Council of Asia : Games". Ocasia.org. Archived from the original on 2010-11-21. Retrieved 2011-06-02.