Kangwon 1999
The 4th Asian Winter Games were held from January 30 to February 6, 1999 in the mountainous northern province of Kangwon, South Korea.

The sites for the events were Yongpyeong, Chuncheon and Gangneung. Skiing events were successfully staged despite the record low snowfall being experienced by the region.
4th Asian Winter Games  Kangwon 1999
Opening Ceremony 30 Jan 1999
Closing Ceremony 06 Feb 1999
Host City Kangwon
Country Korea
Nations Participating 21
Athletes 799
Events 43
Sports 7
Sports/Disciplines 7
Sports / Disciplines
Biathlon BT
Ice Hockey IH
Skating
Figure Skating FSK
Short Track Speed Skating STS
Speed Skating SSK
Skiing
Alpine Skiing ALS
Cross Country Skiing CCS
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Asian Marks

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Emblem, Kangwon 1999
Emblem
The traditional symbol of Korea, "tae-guek", was used as basis for designing t

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Mascot, Kangwon 1999
Mascot
A half-moon black bear cub, which is the symbolic animal of Kangwon Province,

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Gold Medal reverse, Kangwon 1999
Medals
The KAWGOC commissioned the Korea Mint Corporation to design and manufacture a

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Torch - Kangwon 1999
Torch
The torch was designed by the Korea Mint Corporation at free of charge and pro

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Asian Results

Final Medal Table

Sport Federations

Asian Federations

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