Malaysia at the Asian Games

Malaysia first competed at the Asian Games in 1954. Malaysia got its first gold medal in 1962 Asian Games, when Mani Jegathesan won the men's 200 metres athletics event on 28 August 1962.[1]

Malaysia at the
Asian Games
Flag of Malaysia.svg
IOC codeMAS
NOCOlympic Council of Malaysia
Medals
Gold
63
Silver
101
Bronze
148
Total
312
Summer appearances
Winter appearances
Other related appearances
 North Borneo (1954, 1958, 1962)
 Sarawak (1962)

Asian GamesEdit

Medals by GamesEdit

Games Rank Gold Silver Bronze Total
1954 Manila 0 0 0 0 0
1958 Tokyo 15 0 0 3 3
1962 Jakarta 8 2 4 9 15
1966 Bangkok 4 7 5 6 18
1970 Bangkok 7 5 1 7 13
1974 Tehran 17 0 1 4 5
1978 Bangkok 12 2 1 3 6
1982 New Delhi 15 1 0 3 4
1986 Seoul 14 0 5 5 10
1990 Beijing 10 2 2 4 8
1994 Hiroshima 9 4 2 13 19
1998 Bangkok 12 5 10 14 29
2002 Busan 12 6 8 16 30
2006 Doha 11 8 17 17 42
2010 Guangzhou 10 9 18 14 41
2014 Incheon 14 5 14 14 33
2018 Jakarta & Palembang 14 7 13 16 36
2022 Hangzhou Future event
2026 Nagoya Future event
2030 Doha Future event
2034 Riyadh Future event
Total 13 63 101 148 312

Medals by sportEdit

Sport Rank Gold Silver Bronze Total
Archery 9 0 1 1 2
Athletics 16 8 8 18 34
Badminton 5 7 8 20 35
Bodybuilding 12 0 2 0 2
Bowling 3 12 13 7 32
Boxing 25 0 0 4 4
Cue sports 9 1 3 0 4
Cycling 9 4 6 5 15
Diving 7 0 8 17 25
Equestrian 11 0 4 6 10
Field hockey 6 0 2 7 9
Football 16 0 0 2 2
Gymnastics 12 0 1 0 1
Karate 3 8 7 16 31
Sailing 8 4 9 5 18
Sepaktakraw 3 4 5 5 17
Shooting 20 0 3 3 6
Squash 1 11 6 9 26
Swimming 10 1 5 3 9
Taekwondo 16 0 2 7 9
Tennis 17 0 0 2 2
Weightlifting 23 0 0 1 1
Wushu 4 3 1 5 9
Total 13 56 88 132 276

Medals by individualEdit

Athlete Sport Years Gender Gold Silver Bronze Total
Nicol David Squash 1998–2018 F 7 1 1 9
Shalin Zulkifli Bowling 1994–2018 F 4 3 2 9
Mani Jegathesan Athletics 1962–1966 M 4 2 1 7
Ng Boon Bee Badminton 1962–1970 M 4 1 2 7
Esther Cheah Bowling 2006–2018 F 3 4 1 8
Ong Beng Hee Squash 2002–2014 M 2 2 2 6
Low Wee Wern Squash 2010–2018 F 2 1 2 5
Azizulhasni Awang Cycling 2010–2018 M 2 1 1 4
Puvaneswaran Ramasamy Karate 2002–2010 M 2 1 1 4
Tan Yee Khan Badminton 1962–1966 M 2 1 1 4
Alex Liew Bowling 2010 M 2 1 0 3
Punch Gunalan Badminton 1970 M 2 0 1 3
Wendy Chai Bowling 2002–2006 F 2 0 1 3
Abdul Malek Shamsuddin Sepaktakraw 1990 M 2 0 0 2
Chai Fong Ying Wushu 2006–2010 F 2 0 0 2
Delia Arnold Squash 2010–2014 F 2 0 0 2
Noor Rani Adnan Sepaktakraw 1990 M 2 0 0 2
Nordin Sabaruddin Sepaktakraw 1990 M 2 0 0 2
Rehan Mohamed Din Sepaktakraw 1990 M 2 0 0 2

RecordsEdit

Type Sport Events Athlete / Team Games Result
NR Swimming Men's 200 metre backstroke Alex Lim 1998 Bangkok 2:00.94
NR Athletics Men's 110 metres hurdles Nur Herman Majid 1994 Hiroshima 13.73
NR Athletics Women's 800 metres Josephine Mary 1986 Seoul 2:07.44
Key
  • WR = World record
  • GR = Games record
  • AS = Asian record
  • NR = National record

Asian Winter GamesEdit

Medals by GamesEdit

Games Rank Gold Silver Bronze Total
2007 Changchun 0 0 0 0 0
2011 Astana / Almaty 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Sapporo / Obihiro 0 0 0 0 0
2021 Beijing Future event
Total 0 0 0 0 0

Asian Indoor and Martial Arts GamesEdit

Malaysia at the
Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games
 
IOC codeMAS
NOCOlympic Council of Malaysia
Medals
Gold
6
Silver
13
Bronze
19
Total
38
Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games appearances

Asian Beach GamesEdit

Malaysia at the
Asian Beach Games
 
IOC codeMAS
NOCOlympic Council of Malaysia
Medals
Gold
6
Silver
17
Bronze
19
Total
42
Asian Beach Games appearances

Asian Youth GamesEdit

Malaysia at the
Asian Youth Games
 
IOC codeMAS
NOCOlympic Council of Malaysia
Medals
Gold
4
Silver
6
Bronze
8
Total
18
Asian Youth Games appearances

Other AppearancesEdit

Includes Malaysia participation and results in Southeast Asian and inter-continental level competitions such as Southeast Asian Games, ASEAN Para Games, ASEAN University Games, ASEAN School Games, Afro-Asian Games, FESPIC Games, and FESPIC Youth Games.

Southeast Asian GamesEdit

*Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.

Medals by GamesEdit

Games Rank       Total
Southeast Asian Peninsular Games
1959 Bangkok 3 8 15 11 34
1961 Rangoon 3 16 24 39 79
1965 Kuala Lumpur 2 33 36 28 97
1967 Bangkok 3 23 29 43 95
1969 Rangoon 4 16 24 39 79
1971 Kuala Lumpur 2 41 43 55 139
1973 Singapore 3 30 35 50 115
1975 Bangkok 4 27 49 51 127
Southeast Asian Games
1977 Kuala Lumpur 5 21 17 21 59
1979 Jakarta 5 19 23 39 81
1981 Manila 4 16 27 31 74
1983 Singapore 6 16 25 40 81
1985 Bangkok 4 26 28 32 86
1987 Jakarta 4 35 41 67 143
1989 Kuala Lumpur 2 67 58 75 200
1991 Manila 4 36 38 65 139
1993 Singapore 5 43 45 65 153
1995 Chiang Mai 4 31 49 69 149
1997 Jakarta 3 55 68 75 198
1999 Bandar Seri Begawan 2 57 45 42 144
2001 Kuala Lumpur 1 111 98 86 295
2003 Hanoi / Ho Chi Minh City 5 43 42 59 144
2005 Manila 4 61 49 65 175
2007 Nakhon Ratchasima 2 68 52 96 216
2009 Vientiane 4 40 40 59 139
2011 Palembang / Jakarta 4 59 50 81 190
2013 Naypyidaw 5 43 38 77 158
2015 Singapore 4 62 58 66 186
2017 Kuala Lumpur 1 145 92 86 323
2019 Davao City 5 55 58 71 184
2021 Hanoi Future event
2023 Phnom Penh Future event
2025 Thailand Future event
Total 3 1250 1215 1612 4076

Medals by sportEdit

Sport Rank       Total
Archery 0 20 23 10 53
Athletics 0 67 45 66 178
Badminton 2 46 55 98 199
Basketball 2 15 8 7 30
Billiards and snooker 7 3 6 10 19
Bodybuilding 0 1 2 0 3
Bowling 0 24 14 22 60
Boxing 0 1 1 1 3
Chess 0 0 0 2 2
Cricket 0 1 1 1 3
Cycling 0 30 21 13 64
Diving 1 61 26 14 101
Equestrian 0 14 7 4 25
Fencing 0 2 0 9 11
Field hockey 0 6 0 0 6
Figure skating 0 1 0 1 2
Floorball 0 0 0 1 1
Football 2 6 7 7 20
Futsal 0 0 1 1 2
Golf 0 0 1 6 7
Gymnastics 0 59 43 25 127
Ice hockey 0 0 0 1 1
Indoor hockey 0 1 0 1 2
Judo 0 0 2 23 25
Karate 0 44 25 33 102
Lawn bowls 0 7 1 0 8
Muaythai 0 2 1 1 4
Netball 0 1 1 0 2
Pencak silat 0 32 12 40 84
Pétanque 0 3 5 17 25
Polo 0 2 0 0 2
Rowing 0 0 0 2 2
Rugby sevens 0 1 1 1 3
Sailing 0 18 18 16 52
Sepaktakraw 0 4 6 12 22
Short track speed skating 0 4 0 3 7
Shooting 0 14 32 28 69
Softball 0 0 0 1 1
Squash 0 13 8 3 24
Swimming 0 57 45 43 145
Synchronised swimming 0 8 5 0 13
Table tennis 0 8 11 24 43
Taekwondo 0 11 13 35 59
Tennis 5 0 1 10 11
Triathlon 0 2 2 1 5
Volleyball 6 0 0 1 1
Waterskiing 0 10 6 6 22
Water polo 0 0 0 1 1
Weightlifting 0 4 7 14 25
Wushu 0 25 23 30 78
Total 3 1250 1215 1612 4076

Medals by individualEdit

Athlete Sport Years Gender Gold Silver Bronze Total
Nurul Huda Abdullah Swimming 1985–1989 F 22 4 1 27
Leong Mun Yee Diving 1999–2017 F 17 5 5 27
Daniel Bego Swimming 2003–2015 M 11 8 4 23
Rosalind Singha Ang Badminton 1965–1975 F 10 9 0 19
Yeoh Ken Nee Diving 2001–2011 M 10 1 0 11
Nashatar Singh Sidhu Athletics 1965–1975 M 9 0 0 9
Sylvia Ng Badminton 1969–1975 F 8 4 1 13
Mary Rajamani Athletics 1965–1971 F 8 0 0 8
Mohamed Zaki Sadri Athletics 1987–1997 M 8 0 0 8
Murusamy Ramachandran Athletics 1993–1999 M 8 0 0 8
Ng Boon Bee Badminton 1961–1971 M 7 2 1 10
Ooi Tze Liang Diving 2011–2015 M 7 2 0 9
Katrina Ann Abdul Hadi Synchronized swimming 2011–2015 F 6 2 0 8
Cheong Jun Hoong Diving 2003–2015 F 6 1 2 9
Bryan Nickson Lomas Diving 2005–2011 M 6 1 0 7
Nur Herman Majid Athletics 1991–2001 M 6 0 0 6
Pandelela Rinong Diving 2007–2015 F 6 0 0 6
Ramasamy Subramaniam Athletics 1965–1971 M 6 0 0 6
Vellasamy Subramaniam Athletics 1977–1985 M 6 0 0 6
Khoo Cai Lin Swimming 2007–2015 F 5 7 5 17
Punch Gunalan Badminton 1969–1973 M 5 3 1 9
Ng Shu Wai Gymnastics 2003–2005 M 5 3 0 8
Lim Wen Chean Gymnastics 2003–2007 F 5 2 0 7
Zulmazran Zulkifli Bowling 2005–2011 M 5 1 5 11
Esther Cheah Bowling 2005–2015 F 5 1 2 8
Gladys Chai Ng Mei Athletics 1973–1979 F 5 0 0 5
Kamaruddin Maidin Athletics 1959–1967 M 5 0 0 5
Loo Kum Zee Athletics 1995–2003 M 5 0 0 5
Mani Jegathesan Athletics 1961–1965 M 5 0 0 5
Png Hui Chuen Synchronized swimming 2011 F 5 0 0 5

ASEAN University GamesEdit

*Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.

Medals by GamesEdit

Games Rank Gold Silver Bronze Total
1981 Chiang Mai
1982 Jakarta 3 7
1984 Bangi
1986 Singapore
1988 Pattaya
1990 Bandung 3 7
1993 Shah Alam 2 34
1994 Singapore 3 9
1996 Bandar Seri Begawan
1999 Bangkok 3 5 17 15 37
2002 Manila
2004 Surabaya 10 18 25 53
2006 Hanoi 4 7 19 37 63
2008 Kuala Lumpur 1 90 79 47 216
2010 Chiang Mai 3 37 36 44 117
2012 Vientiane 1 60 48 72 180
2014 Palembang 3 40 42 49 131
2016 Singapore 3 27 31 35 93
2018 Naypyidaw 3 37 43 49 129
2022 Ubon Ratchathani Future event
Total 3 333 289 324 889

ASEAN School GamesEdit

*Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.

Medals by GamesEdit

Games Rank Gold Silver Bronze Total
2010 Kuala Lumpur 1 46 37 24 107
2011 Singapore 3 21 35 33 89
2012 Surabaya 3 29 36 35 100
2013 Hanoi 2 25 30 30 85
2014 Marikina 1 41 34 30 105
2015 Bandar Seri Begawan 2 20 14 22 56
2016 Chiang Mai 5 6 16 22 44
2017 Singapore 4 22 16 34 72
2018 Selangor 1 37 34 32 103
2019 Semarang 3 18 25 34 77
Total 2 188 202 196 586

ASEAN Para GamesEdit

*Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.

Medals by GamesEdit

Games Rank Gold Silver Bronze Total
2001 Kuala Lumpur 1 143 136 92 371
2003 Hanoi 3 54 40 46 140
2005 Manila 3 75 40 26 141
2008 Nakhon Ratchasima 2 82 74 46 202
2009 Kuala Lumpur 2 94 81 71 246
2011 Surakarta 3 51 36 45 132
2014 Naypyidaw 3 50 49 41 140
2015 Singapore 3 52 58 37 147
2017 Kuala Lumpur 2 90 85 83 258
2020 Philippines Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic
Total 2 691 599 487 1,777

Afro-Asian GamesEdit

Medals by GamesEdit

Games Rank Gold Silver Bronze Total
2003 Hyderabad 17 0 0 2 2
Total 17 0 0 2 2

FESPIC GamesEdit

*Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.

Medals by GamesEdit

Games Rank Gold Silver Bronze Total
1977 Parramatta
2006 Kuala Lumpur 4 44 60 71 175
Total

FESPIC Youth GamesEdit

Medals by GamesEdit

Games Rank Gold Silver Bronze Total
2003 Hong Kong 2 36 36 27 99
Total 2 36 36 27 99

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "PINGAT EMAS DALAM SUKAN PERINGKAT ANTARABANGSA". www.pnm.gov.my/. The Straits Times. Retrieved 29 August 2021.