2012 Asian Indoor Athletics Championships
The 2012 Asian Indoor Athletics Championships was the fifth edition of the international indoor athletics event between Asian nations. It took place at the Vocational and Technical College Athletics Hall in Hangzhou, China, between 18 and 19 February. A total of 26 nations sent athletes to compete at the championships, which featured 25 track and field events.
|2012 Asian Indoor Championships|
|Host city||Hangzhou, China|
|Participation||195 athletes from |
China topped the medal table with 14 golds. Iran was second with three golds while Bahrain finished third with three golds.
The competition featured two Asian indoor records. Mutaz Essa Barshim broke the men's high jump record with a clearance of 2.37 m, bettering Zhu Jianhua's 26-year-ol standard. Li Ling beat the women's Asian indoor record in the pole vault with a mark of 4.50 m.
|7||Saudi Arabia (KSA)||1||0||0||1|
|9||United Arab Emirates (UAE)||0||2||0||2|
|11||Hong Kong (HKG)||0||1||0||1|
|South Korea (KOR)||0||1||0||1|
|Totals (16 nations)||25||25||25||75|
A total of 26 nations were represented by athletes competing at the 2012 championships
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- Krishnan, Ram. Murali (2012-02-19). Barshim soars 2.37m Asian record in Hangzhou as Asian Indoor champs conclude. IAAF. Retrieved on 2012-05-24.
- Results Book. Asian Athletics Association (2012) - archived. Retrieved on 2014-02-17.