1983 Asian Athletics Championships

The fifth Asian Championships in Athletics were held in November 1983 in Kuwait City, Kuwait.

1983 Asian Championships
Host cityKuwait Kuwait City, Kuwait
Date(s)November 3–9
Main stadiumKuwait National Stadium
Participationat least 16 nations

Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres Suchart Chairsuvaparb
  Thailand
10.47 Sumet Promna
  Thailand
10.52 Mohammed Purnomo
  Indonesia
10.60
200 metres Sumet Promna
  Thailand
21.39 Mohammed Purnomo
  Indonesia
21.64 Chang Jae-Keun
  South Korea
21.70
400 metres Isidro del Prado
  Philippines
46.24 Aouf Abdulrahman Yousef
  Iraq
46.74 Mohamed Nordin Jadi
  Malaysia
46.76
800 metres Najem Abdullah Mutlaq
  Kuwait
1:49.43 Khalid Khalifa
  Kuwait
1:49.97 Wang Lung-Hua
  Chinese Taipei
1:49.98
1500 metres Suresh Yadav
  India
3:44.74 Susumu Yoshida
  Japan
3:45.67 Najem Abdullah Mutlaq
  Kuwait
3:45.77
5000 metres Zhang Guowei
  China
14:07.72 Raj Kumar
  India
14:22.56 Park Kyung-Duk
  South Korea
14:25.85
10000 metres Zhang Guowei
  China
29:45.41 Park Kyung-Duk
  South Korea
30:04.89 Mohammad Vojdanzadeh
  Iran
30:20.88
3000 metre steeplechase Hwang Wen-Cheng
  Chinese Taipei
8:54.85 Hector Begeo
  Philippines
8:55.57 Anokh Singh
  India
9:05.80
110 metres hurdles Wu Ching-Jing
  Chinese Taipei
13.90 Yu Zhicheng
  China
14.16 Ahmed Hamada Jassim
  Bahrain
14.24
(NR)
400 metres hurdles Ahmed Hamada Jassim
  Bahrain
49.43 Shigenori Ohmori
  Japan
50.69 Lin Cheng-Jih
  Chinese Taipei
51.09
High jump Zhu Jianhua
  China
2.31 Qassim Mohammed
  Iraq
2.10 Chin Yi-Shik
  South Korea
2.05
Pole vault Zhang Chen
  China
5.00 Ku Chin-shui
  Chinese Taipei
4.80 Sunder Singh Tanwar
  India
4.50
Long jump Liu Yuhuang
  China
7.97 Lee Bou-Chai
  Chinese Taipei
7.70 Koji Umemoto
  Japan
7.60
Triple jump Mai Guoqiang
  China
16.25 Yasushi Ueta
  Japan
16.10 Park Young-Jun
  South Korea
15.80
Shot put Mohammed Al-Zinkawi
  Kuwait
17.90 Balwinder Singh
  India
16.89 Iqbal Singh
  India
16.72
Discus throw Li Weinan
  China
55.40 Ajmer Singh
  India
52.30 Nejim Abdulrazak
  Kuwait
51.00
Hammer throw Xie Yingqi
  China
65.78 Masayuki Kawata
  Japan
65.60 Raghubir Singh Bal
  India
60.52
Javelin throw Masami Yoshida
  Japan
79.50 Kazuhiro Mizoguchi
  Japan
70.16 Chen Hung-Yen
  Chinese Taipei
68.20
Decathlon Lee Fu-an
  Chinese Taipei
7641 Ku Chin-shui
  Chinese Taipei
7438 Takeshi Kojo
  Japan
7277
20 kilometre road walk Chand Ram
  India
1:30:14 Zhang Fuzin
  China
1:32:14 Buta Singh
  India
1:43:19
4 × 100 metres relay   China 40.16   Thailand 40.25   South Korea 40.60
4 × 400 metres relay   Iraq 3:07.98   India 3:11.02   Philippines 3:11.09

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres Lydia de Vega
  Philippines
11.82 Valapa Pinij
  Thailand
12.01 Shen Su-Feng
  Chinese Taipei
12.07
200 metres Lydia de Vega
  Philippines
24.07 P.T. Usha
  India
24.68 Mo Myung-Hee
  South Korea
24.72
400 metres P.T. Usha
  India
54.20 Junko Yoshida
  Japan
54.65 Lydia de Vega
  Philippines
55.66
800 metres Huo Lianzhu
  China
2:08.92 Im Chun-Sil
  North Korea
2:09.20 Geng Xiuquan
  China
2:10.02
1500 metres Geng Xiuquan
  China
4:30.72 Gao Suju
  China
4:31.10 Kim Lyong-Soon
  North Korea
4:31.13
3000 metres Kim Lyong-Soon
  North Korea
9:39.64 Kim Chun-Hwa
  North Korea
9:41.34 Kim Soon-Hwa
  South Korea
9:47.19
100 metres hurdles Emi Sasaki (Akimoto)
  Japan
13.63 Liu Huajin
  China
13.82 Lin Yueh-Hsiang
  Chinese Taipei
14.04
400 metres hurdles Yoko Sato
  Japan
59.89 Chizuko Akimoto
  Japan
59.95 Agrifina de la Cruz
  Philippines
61.26
High jump Zheng Dazhen
  China
1.84 Ge Ping
  China
1.84 Kim Hee-sun
  South Korea
1.81
Long jump Liao Wenfen
  China
6.21 Elma Muros
  Philippines
6.09 Huang Donghuo
  China
6.08
Shot put Lu Cheng
  China
17.38 So Bok-Hui
  North Korea
14.61 Woo Kyon-Sun
  South Korea
14.12
Discus throw Jiao Yunxiang
  China
53.00 Chun Hwa-Kyung
  South Korea
47.20 Jeanette Ayoub
  Lebanon
37.06
Javelin throw Xin Xiaoli
  China
53.48 Lee Huei-Cheng
  Chinese Taipei
42.48 -
Heptathlon Hisako Hashimoto
  Japan
5486 Ye Lianying
  China
5394 Chen Jin-Yun
  Chinese Taipei
5075
4 × 100 metres relay   Thailand 46.12   Chinese Taipei 46.42   Japan 46.47
4 × 400 metres relay   Thailand 3:48.62   Chinese Taipei 3:58.52   Jordan 4:17.41

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  China (CHN)166224
2  Japan (JPN)47314
3  Thailand (THA)4307
4  Chinese Taipei (TPE)36615
5  India (IND)35513
6  Philippines (PHI)3238
7  Kuwait (KUW)2125
8  North Korea (PRK)1315
9  Iraq (IRQ)1203
10  Bahrain (BHR)1012
11  South Korea (KOR)02911
12  Indonesia (INA)0112
13  Iran (IRN)0011
  Jordan (JOR)0011
  Lebanon (LIB)0011
  Malaysia (MAS)0011
Totals (16 nations)383837113

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