2012 Asian Beach Games

The third Asian Beach Games were held in Haiyang, China in 2012.

III Asian Beach Games
2012 Asian Beach Games logo.svg
Host cityHaiyang, China
MottoShare the Joy
Nations participating43
Athletes participating1,336
Events49 in 13 sports
Opening ceremonyJune 16
Closing ceremonyJune 22
Officially opened byMa Kai
State Councilor of China
Torch lighterWu Qi
Main venueHaiyang International Conference Centre
WebsiteOfficial website
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Hai Hai, Yang Yang, and Sha Sha, the official mascots.

SportsEdit

Participating nationsEdit

43 out of 45 Asian countries participated in these games. The only exception being North Korea and Myanmar. They only participated in opening ceremony.[1] According to the Games' official website, Kuwaiti athletes participated the Games under the Olympic flag because the Kuwait Olympic Committee was suspended due to political interference in January 2010.

CalendarEdit

 OC  Opening ceremony  ●   Event competitions  1  Event finals  CC  Closing ceremony
June 2012 12th
Tue
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Gold
medals
  3x3 basketball 2 2
  Beach handball 2 2
  Beach kabaddi 2 2
  Beach sepak takraw 2 1 1 4
  Beach soccer 1 1
  Beach volleyball 2 2
  Beach woodball 2 2 4
  Dragon boat 2 2 2 6
  Paramotoring 1 3 4
  Roller speed skating 4 4 8
  Sailing 2 2
  Sport climbing 4 2 2 8
  Water skiing 4 4
Total gold medals 6 12 8 5 9 9 49
Ceremonies OC CC
June 2012 12th
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Gold
medals

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (China)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  China (CHN)*14101236
2  Thailand (THA)139628
3  South Korea (KOR)671023
4  Indonesia (INA)66416
5  Chinese Taipei (TPE)36615
6  India (IND)2013
7  Iran (IRI)2002
8  Japan (JPN)1326
9  Afghanistan (AFG)1001
  Qatar (QAT)1001
11  Philippines (PHI)0224
12  Vietnam (VIE)0213
13  Kazakhstan (KAZ)0112
  Pakistan (PAK)0112
15  Bahrain (BRN)0101
  Turkmenistan (TKM)0101
17  Sri Lanka (SRI)0022
18  Bangladesh (BAN)0011
  Brunei (BRU)0011
  Laos (LAO)0011
  Mongolia (MGL)0011
  Palestine (PLE)0011
  Singapore (SIN)0011
Totals (23 nations)494954152

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "China and Thailand Have the Most Members, North Korea and Burma Will Only Join in the Opening". Official Website. 15 June 2012. Archived from the original on 21 June 2012. Retrieved 17 June 2012.

External linksEdit