|Opening Ceremony||09 Dec 1966|
|Closing Ceremony||20 Dec 1966|
The 5th Asian Games were held from December 9, 1966 to December 20, 1966 in Bangkok, Thailand.
Taiwan and Israel returned to the Asian Games, reversing the decision taken by Indonesia in the previous Asiad to debar the two countries.
A total number of 2,500 athletes and officials, coming from 18 countries, were involved in this Asiad, where women's volleyball made its debut.
Officially opened by King Bhumibol Adulyadej Stadium Suphachalasai Stadium