Bangkok 1970
The 6th Asian Games were held from August 24, 1970 to September 4, 1970 in Bangkok, Thailand.

Originally hosted by Seoul, South Korea but dropped its bid after receiving security threats from North Korea.

Previous host Thailand stepped in to save the Asiad and staged the Games using the funds of South Korea.

A total number of 2,400 athletes, coming from 18 countries, competed in this Asiad, where yachting made its debut.

Officially opened by King Bhumibol Adulyadej Torch Lighter Preeda Chullamondhol Stadium Suphachalasai Stadium
6th Asian Games  Bangkok 1970
Opening Ceremony 24 Aug 1970
Closing Ceremony 04 Sep 1970
Host City Bangkok
Country Thailand
Nations Participating 16
Athletes 2400
Events 135
Sports 13
Sports/Disciplines 13
Sports / Disciplines
Aquatics
Swimming ASW
Badminton BD
Basketball BK
Boxing BX
Football FB
Hockey HO
Sailing SA
Shooting SH
Volleyball VB
Weightlifting WL
Athletics AT
Cycling CY
Wrestling WR
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