The first SAF Games were held in Kathmandu, Nepal in 1949 at the 32nd meeting of the South Asian Sports Council in 2007 it was decided that the Games were changed from South Asian Association Games to South Asian Games.

South Asia sports every 2 years South Asian countries join this game Afghanistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Pakistan, Maldives, Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka. You can read about the South Asian game in the details below.

 

 

South Asian Games SAF | Asian Games tally and full information. (southeast Asian Games )

  • 1st SAF Games 1984 – Kathmandu (Nepal) 
  • 2en SAF Games 1985 – Dhaka (Bangladesh)
  • 3th SAF Games 1987 – Kolkata (India) 
  • 4th SAF Games 1989 – Islamabad (Pakistan) 
  • 5th SAF Games 1991 – Colombo (Sri Lanka) 
  • 6th SAF Games 1993 – Dhaka (Bangladesh) 
  • 7th SAF Games 1995 – Madras (India) 
  • 8th SAF Games 1999 – Kathmandu (Nepal) 
  • 9th SAF Games 2004 – Peshawar (Pakistan) 
  • 10 SAF Games 2006 – Colombo (Sir Lanka)
  • 11th SAF Games 2010 – Dhaka (Bangladesh)
  • 12th SAF Games 2016 – Guahati and Silong.

 

South Asian Games SAF

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2016 South Asian Games

  • Country – India 
  • Host cityGuwahati and shillong
  • Motto – “Play for Peace, Progress and Prosperity” 
  • Nations participating – 8 
  • Athletes participating – 2,672 
  • Events – 226 in 22 sports 
  • Opening ceremony – 5 February (Guwahati), 6 February (Shillong)
  • Closing ceremony – 16 February
  • Officially opened by – Narendra Modi
  • Officially closed by– Sarbananda Sonowal
  • Main venue – Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium (Guwahati) Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium (Shillong)

 

 

The 2016 South Asian Games officially the XII South Asian Games is a major multi-sport event which took place from 5 February to 16 February 2016 in Guwahati and Shillong, India. A total of 2,672 athletes competed in 226 events over 22 sports.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 2016 South Asian Games in Guwahati on 5 February 2016. The sporting giant of the region, India continued its dominance in the game’s medal tally with a staggering 308 medals including 188 gold medals.

 

 

Medal Tally.

Rank Nation  Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 India 188 90 30 308
2 Sri Lanka 25 63 98 186
3 Pakistan 12 37 57 106
4 Afghanistan 7 9 19 35
5 Bangladesh 4 15 56 75
6 Nepal 3 23 34 60
7 Maldives o 2 1 3
8 Bhutan 0 1 15 16

 

 

 

participating nation 

  1. Nepal
  2. India
  3. Sri Lanka
  4. Pakistan
  5. Afghanistan
  6. Bangladesh
  7. Maldives
  8. Bhutan.

In this post I will keep giving updates on the upcoming results of South Asian games thanks for reading the post and thanks for supporting South Asian game

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