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2013 East Asian Games

The 2013 East Asian Games, officially known as the VI East Asian Games, was an international multi-sport event that took place in Tianjin, China, between 6 October and 15 October 2013. 2,422 Athletes from nine East Asian nations competed in 254 events in 24 sports.

VI East Asian Games
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Host cityTianjin
Teams participating9
Opening ceremonyOctober 6
Closing ceremonyOctober 15
Officially opened byVice Premier Liu Yandong
Main venueTianjin Olympic Center Stadium

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OrganisationEdit

BidEdit

In 2007 China and Mongolia entered the bidding process as potential host cities for the 6th East Asian games.[1]

ParticipationEdit

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SportsEdit

2013 East Asian Games featured 258 events in 24 sports (including 16 Olympics sports), a new record of East Asian Games history.

NB: † = Non-Olympic sports

Medal tableEdit

Key: Final medal tally, from the official Medal Tally page.[3]

  *   Host nation (China)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  China (CHN)*1347951264
2  Japan (JPN)475775179
3  South Korea (KOR)365174161
4  Chinese Taipei (TPE)17284691
5  Hong Kong (HKG)10163056
6  North Korea (PRK)8122242
7  Macau (MAC)351927
8  Mongolia (MGL)041822
9  Guam (GUM)0101
Totals (9 nations)255253335843

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ chinadaily.com.cn. "chinadaily.com.cn." China to bid for 2013 East Asian Games. Retrieved on 2010-02-20.
  2. ^ "Olympic Council of Asia". Retrieved 2013-01-15.
  3. ^ "2013 East Asian Games Medal Tally Page". Archived from the original on 2013-10-12. Retrieved 2013-10-08.

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