Hiroshima 1994
The 1994 Asian Games also known as XII Asiad were held from October 2 to October 16, 1994 in Hiroshima, Japan.  

The main theme of this edition was to promote peace and harmony among Asian nations. It was emphasized by the host because the venue was the site of the first atomic bomb attack in 1945. This edition of the Asian Games saw two additions. One is the addition of the return of Taiwan, officially known as the Republic of China. The other one is the addition of five Central Asian countries newly independent from the former Soviet Union: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

The Hiroshima Asian Games was the first to be held in a non-capital city. Due to the First Gulf War, Iraq was suspended from the games. Also, this was the only Asian Games to have a male-female pair as a mascot.

There were a total number of 6,828 athletes and officials involved, from 42 countries, with a total number of 34 events. Debut sports at this edition of the Asiad were baseball, karate and modern pentathlon. Officially opened by HIM Emperor Akihito Stadium Hiroshima Big Arch
12th Asian Games  Hiroshima 1994
Opening Ceremony 02 Oct 1994
Closing Ceremony 16 Oct 1994
Host City Hiroshima
Country Japan
Nations Participating 42
Athletes 6828
Events 337
Sports 34
Sports/Disciplines 36
Sports / Disciplines
Bowling BW
Swimming ASW
Archery AR
Badminton BD
Baseball BB
Basketball BK
Boxing BX
Fencing FE
Football FB
Golf GO
Handball HB
Hockey HO
Judo JU
Kabaddi KA
Karate KR
Modern Pentathlon MP
Rowing RO
Sepaktakraw SE
Sailing SA
Shooting SH
Softball SO
Table Tennis TT
Taekwondo TK
Tennis TE
Volleyball VB
Weightlifting WL
Wushu WU
Athletics AT
Canoe / Kayak CK
Cycling CY
Equestrian EQ
Gymnastics GY
Wrestling WR
Soft Tennis ST
Yachting YA
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Emblem, Hiroshima 1994
The emblem depicts a dove; the symbol of peace, and also the "H" of Hiroshima,
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Mascot, Hiroshima 1994
The mascot motifs were chosen based on the following four ideas:

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Medals, Hiroshima 1994
Date of issue: April 1994
Details: Gold (60 m/m, 50 m/m, 35 m/m)

Asian Results

Final Medal Table

Sport Federations

Asian Federations

International Federations