Doha 2006
The 15th Asian Games, officially known as the XV Asiad, is Asia's Olympic-style sporting event that was held in Doha, Qatar from December 1 to December 15, 2006.

Doha was the first city in its region and only the second in West Asia (following Tehran in 1974) to host the games.

There were 46 disciplines from 39 events scheduled to be contested. It was the first time that all 45 member nations of the Olympic Council of Asia took part in this event. Also, Eurosport broadcasted the event, marking the first time that the European continent could watch this Asian sporting event.

The Games were marred by the death of South Korean equestrian rider Kim Hyung-chil in a fatal accident during competition.

Officially opened by Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani Athlete's Oath Mubarak Eid Bilal Judge's Oath Abd Allah Al-Bulooshi Torch Lighter Shiekh Mohammed Bin Hamad Al-Thani Stadium Khalifa International Stadium
15th Asian Games  Doha 2006
Opening Ceremony 01 Dec 2006
Closing Ceremony 15 Dec 2006
Host City Doha
Country Qatar
Nations Participating 45
Athletes Female 3046 Male 6474
Events 424
Sports 39
Sports/Disciplines 50
Sports / Disciplines
Chess CH
Bowling BW
Diving ADV
Swimming ASW
Synchronized Swimming ASY
Waterpolo AWP
Archery AR
Badminton BD
Baseball BB
Basketball BK
Boxing BX
Canoe / Kayak
Sprint CSP
Dressage EDR
Eventing EEV
Jumping EJU
Endurance EEN
Fencing FE
Football FB
Golf GO
Artistic Gymnastics GAG
Rhythmic Gymnastics GRG
Trampoline GTR
Handball HB
Hockey HO
Judo JU
Kabaddi KA
Karate KR
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
Bodybuilding BO
Cycling Road CRD
Cycling Track CTK
Athletics AT
Wrestling WR
Soft Tennis ST
Billiards Sports BS
Taolu WUT
Sanshou WUS
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