Jakarta - Palembang 2018
During the 33rd Olympic Council of Asia General Assembly was held at Songdo Convensia on Saturday, on the sidelines of the 17th Asian Games. Indonesia signed of the host city contract for the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta - Palembang , Indonesia, in 2018.

Hanoi, capital of Vietnam, was due to host the next Asian Games - in 2019, one year before the Tokyo Olympics - but withdrew earlier this year due to economic problems.

The OCA President, HH Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah, explained that Indonesia wanted to host the 18th Asian Games in 2018, rather than 2019, because of presidential elections in 2019, and met all the requirements of the OCA for hosting.
18th Asian Games  Jakarta - Palembang 2018
Opening Ceremony 18 Aug 2018
Closing Ceremony 02 Sep 2018
Host City Jakarta - Palembang
Country Indonesia
Nations Participating 45
Events 426
Sports 39
Sports/Disciplines 53
Sports / Disciplines
Bowling BW
Diving ADV
Swimming ASW
Synchronized Swimming ASY
Waterpolo AWP
Archery AR
Badminton BD
Baseball BB
Basketball BK
Basketball 3/3 B33
Boxing BX
Cycling BMX CBM
Cycling Road CRD
Cycling Track CTK
Mountain Bike CMB
Fencing FE
Football FB
Golf GO
Artistic Gymnastics GAG
Rhythmic Gymnastics GRG
Trampoline GTR
Handball HB
Hockey HO
Judo JU
Kabaddi KA
Karate KR
Modern Pentathlon MP
Rowing RO
Rugby RU
Sepaktakraw SE
Sailing SA
Shooting SH
Softball SO
Squash SQ
Table Tennis TT
Taekwondo TK
Tennis TE
Triathlon TR
Volleyball VB
Beach Volleyball VBB
Weightlifting WL
Wushu WU
Jetski JS
Air Sport
Paragliding APG
Athletics AT
Canoe / Kayak CK
Equestrian EQ
Wrestling WR
Soft Tennis ST
Pencak Silat PS
Ju-Jitsu JJ
Extreme Sports
Sports Climbing ESC
Bridge BG
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