The 1999 FESPIC Games, officially known as the 7th FESPIC Games, was an Asia-Pacific disabled multi-sport event held in Bangkok, Thailand from 10 to 16 January 1999, 20 days after the 1998 Asian Games. It was one of the two FESPIC Games to have held at the same host city as the Asian Games, the other being the 2002 FESPIC Games in Busan, South Korea.
|Host city||Bangkok, Thailand|
|Motto||Equality in one world|
|Events||464 in 15 sports|
|Opening ceremony||10 January|
|Closing ceremony||16 January|
|Officially opened by||Maha Vajiralongkorn|
Crown Prince of Thailand
|Main venue||Thammasat Stadium|
It was the first time Thailand hosted the games. Thailand is the sixth FESPIC organisation member to host the FESPIC games after Japan, Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia and China. Around 2,258 athletes from 34 nations competed at the games which featured 464 events in 15 sports. The games was opened by the Crown Prince of Thailand, Maha Vajiralongkorn at the Thammasat Stadium.
Development and preparationEdit
- Thammasat University (Rangsit Centre)
- Main Stadium (opening and closing ceremonies, Athletics and Football 7-a-side)
- Aquatic Center (Swimming)
- Gymnasium 1 (Wheelchair Basketball, Boccia)
- Gymnasium 2 (Badminton)
- Gymnasium 3 (Sitting Volleyball)
- Gymnasium 4 (Fencing)
- Gymnasium 5 (Table tennis)
- Gymnasium 6 (Goalball)
- Gymnasium 7 (Judo)
- Field 2 (Archery)
- Field 3 (Wheelchair Tennis)
- Basketball Practicing Gymnasium (Powerlifting)
- Shooting Range (Shooting)
The emblem of the 1999 FESPIC Games is a graphic design of a disabled person surging forward on a speeding wheelchair under a Thai gable, which symbolizing the strong determination of the participating disabled athletes to achieve victory at the games.
The mascot of the 1999 FESPIC Games is an unnamed female siamese cat in a wheelchair bearing a flaming torch with its tail, represents the Games being the 7th edition of the FESPIC Games.
|4||South Korea (KOR)||31||26||24||81|
|5||Hong Kong (HKG)||29||18||18||65|
|7||Chinese Taipei (TPE)||16||17||19||52|
|8||New Caledonia (NCL)||14||8||2||24|
|12||Sri Lanka (SRI)||3||3||4||10|
|16||Wallis et Futuna (WLF)||2||1||5||8|
|20||New Zealand (NZL)||1||2||3||6|
|29||Papua New Guinea (PNG)||0||1||0||1|
|Totals (29 nations)||464||362||314||1140|
- "Schedule". Archived from the original on 2000-12-04. Retrieved 2019-02-22.
- "Venues". Archived from the original on 2001-04-15. Retrieved 2019-02-22.
- "The 7th FESPIC Games in Bangkok, Thailand".
- Assumption Association (2003). อัสสัมชัญประวัติ (Assumption College 115th anniversary commemoration) (in Thai). Bangkok: Assumption Association. pp. 114–124. ISBN 974-91380-1-5.