Vietnam 2009
The 3rd Asian Indoor Games (AIG) held for the first time in Vietnam in the fall of 2009. This is a great sporting event, held exclusively by Asian countries for those sports that have not yet to get a chance to join continental and world arenas.

The 3rd Asian Indoor Games held under the direct leadership of the Government with the participation of key sectors and mayors of Ha Noi, Ho Chi Minn City, Quang Ninh, Hai Phong, Hai Duong, Bac Ninh.

The 3rd Asian Indoor Games is expected to have 23 sports: indoor athletics, Pencak Silat, 25m -swimming, 50m- fin swimming, Dance Sport, sepak takraw, chess and Chiness, billiards & snooker, Sport Aerobics, futsal, Bowling, Muay, vovinam, indoor petanque, indoor archery,kurash, kabadi, 3 on 3 basketball, woment defence ( women boxing and wushu) and 1 demonstration sport: Jujitsu.

The AIG is an indoor sporting event held every two years and has become a playground well known in the continent and the world. Vietnam's success in hosting the 22nd SEA Games, the APEC Summit, the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM Summit) and many other international activities has left positive impressions on friends around the world, in general, and in Asia, in particular.

It is a vision of a Vietnam of peace, friendliness and hospitality with sports lovers. Welcome to our country in 2009, a beautiful country on the East Sea, to participate in the biggest indoor sporting event of the continent, the Asian Indoor Games 2009 to be held in Hanoi, a city of peace and some other cities and province.

Opening Ceremony:
My Dinh National Stadium - Ha Noi
Closing Ceremony:
Quan Ngua Sports Palace - Ha Noi
3rd Asian Indoor Games  Vietnam 2009
Opening Ceremony 30 Oct 2009
Closing Ceremony 08 Nov 2009
Host City Vietnam
Country Vietnam
Nations Participating 43
Athletes 2396
Events 242
Sports 15
Sports/Disciplines 28
DM 1
Participating NOCs
AFG Afghanistan
KAZ Kazakhstan
PHI Philippines
BRN Bahrain
KOR Korea
QAT Qatar
BAN Bangladesh
KUW Kuwait
KSA Saudi Arabia
BHU Bhutan
KGZ Kyrgyzstan
SIN Singapore
BRU Brunei Darussalam
LAO Laos
SRI Sri Lanka
CAM Cambodia
LIB Lebanon
SYR Syria
CHN China
MAC Macau
TPE Chinese Taipei
MAS Malaysia
TJK Tajikistan
HKG Hong Kong
MDV Maldives
THA Thailand
IND India
MGL Mongolia
TKM Turkmenistan
INA Indonesia
MYA Myanmar
UAE United Arab Emirates
IRI Iran
NEP Nepal
UZB Uzbekistan
IRQ Iraq
OMA Oman
VIE Vietnam
JPN Japan
PLE Palestine
YEM Yemen
JOR Jordan
Sports / Disciplines
Swimming ASW
Archery AR
Athletics AT
Basketball 3/3 B33
Belt Wrestling BR
Billiards Sports BS
Bowling BW
Boxing BX
Chess CH
Xiangqi CXI
Dance Sports DS
Dragon & Lion Dance DL
Electronic Sports ES
Finswimming FS
Futsal FFL
Aerobic GAE
Ju-Jitsu JJ
Kabaddi KA
Kickboxing KB
Kurash KU
Muay MY
Pencak Silat PS
Petanque PQ
Hoop Sepaktakraw SHS
Shuttle Cock SC
Vovinam VV
Taolu WUT
Sanshou WUS
From the paso doble to the pole vault, and from the backstroke to boxing, China continued its domination of the Asian Indoor Games at the third edition in Vietnam. At the clos...

Vietnam surprised even themselves by finishing second in the final medals table with 42 gold -- only six behind Asian sporting super power China. Coming into the third AIG, Vi...

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