1985 South Asian Games

The 1985 South Asian Games (or 2nd SAF Games) were held in Dhaka, Bangladesh from 20 December to 26 December 1985.[1]

II South Asian Games
1985 South Asian Games logo.jpg
Host cityBangladesh Dhaka, Bangladesh
Events7 sports
Opening20 December
Closing26 December
Opened byHussain Muhammad Ershad,
President of Bangladesh
Main venueBangabandhu National Stadium
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Participating nationsEdit

A total of 7 countries participated in the 1985 South Asian Games.


There were 7 official sports for the 2nd SAF Games. They were:

Kabaddi and Wrestling were included for the first time during the 1987 games.

Medal tallyEdit

  *   Host nation (Bangladesh)

1  India613214107
2  Pakistan21261259
3  Bangladesh*9173864
4  Sri Lanka27918
5    Nepal192232
6  Bhutan0044
7  Maldives0000
Totals (7 entries)949199284


  1. ^ National Sports Council, Nepal "South Asian Games" Archived 2010-12-17 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved on 16 February 2011