1966 Asian Games


1966 Asian Games

Asiad infobox
Name = V Asian Games
| Size = 140
Optional caption = Slogan: "Ever Onward"
Host city = Bangkok, Thailand
Nations participating = 18
Athletes participating = 1,945
Events = 14 sports
Opening ceremony = December 9, 1966
Closing ceremony = December 20, 1966
Officially opened by = King Bhumibol Adulyadej
Athlete's Oath = -
Judge's Oath = -
Torch Lighter = -
Stadium = Suphachalasai Stadium

The 5th Asian Games were held from December 9, 1966 to December 20, 1966 in Bangkok, Thailand. Taiwan and Israel returned to the Asian Games, reversing the decision taken by Indonesia in the previous Asiad to debar the two countries. A total number of 2,500 athletes and officials, coming from 18 countries, were involved in this Asiad, where women's volleyball made its debut.

ports

Medal table

Venue

National Sport Complex

* Suphachalasai Stadium (Opening & Closing ceremonies, Athletics and Football)
* Chantanayingyong Gymnasium (Volleyball)
* Dhephatsadin Stadium (Hockey)
* Nimibutr Indoor Stadium (Basketball)
* Tennis Stadium (Tennis)
* Wisutarom Swimming Pool (Diving, Swimming)

port Authority of Thailand Sport Complex (Hua Mark)

* Indoor Stadium (Badminton and Boxing)
* Shooting Range (Shooting)
* Velodrome Stadium (Cycling)

Chulalongkorn University Sport Complex

* Chula Football Stadium (Football)
* Chula Student Union Hall (Table Tennis)
* Chula Swimming Stadium (Water Polo)

Thammasat University (Thaprachan Centre)

* Thammasat Gymnasium (Volleyball)

Other Venue in Bangkok

* Cultural Hall (Weightlifting)
* Amporn Garden Hall (Wresting)


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