Asian Games


Held every four years, in between Asian Championships.
Considered to be a continuation of the Far Eastern Games held on 10 occasions between 1913 and 1934.

Since 1990 also a women's tournament is organised.


Palmares

Year Winners
1951 India
1954 Taiwan
1958 Taiwan
1962 India
1966 Burma
1970 Burma and South Korea  (shared)
1974 Iran
1978 North Korea and South Korea (shared)
1982 Iraq
1986 South Korea
1990 Iran
1994 Uzbekistan
1998 Iran
2002 Iran
2006 Qatar
2010 Japan

Ranking of winners

Iran             4

South Korea      3  [2 shared]

India            2
Taiwan           2
Burma            2  [1 shared]

Iraq             1
Japan            1
Qatar            1
Uzbekistan       1
North Korea      1  [shared]


Finals

Year    Winners                 Runners-Up
1951    India               1-0 Iran                      
1954    Taiwan              5-2 South Korea       
1958    Taiwan              3-2 South Korea                [aet]
1962    India               2-1 South Korea
1966    Burma               1-0 Iran
1970    Burma               0-0 South Korea                [title shared]
1974    Iran                1-0 Israel
1978    North Korea         0-0 South Korea                [title shared]
1982    Iraq                1-0 Kuwait
1986    South Korea         2-0 Saudi Arabia
1990    Iran                0-0 North Korea                [aet, 4-1 pen]
1994    Uzbekistan          4-2 China       
1998    Iran                2-0 Kuwait             
2002    Iran                2-1 Japan
2006    Qatar               1-0 Iraq
2010    Japan               1-0 UAE

            win   fin
Iran         4      6
South Korea  3      6
Burma        2      2
India        2      2
Taiwan       2      2
Iraq         1      2
Japan        1      2
North Korea  1      2
Qatar        1      1
Uzbekistan   1      1
Kuwait              2
China               1
Israel              1
Saudi Arabia        1
UA Emirates         1
            18     32

NB: 2 of 16 titles shared

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Last updated: 4 Sep 2014

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