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The 13th Asian Games were held from December 6 to December 20, 1998 in Bangkokmarker, Thailandmarker. This was the first time that Thailand bid for the event after it shouldered the two postponed hosting rights in 1970 and 1978.

Emblem

The Official Emblem of the 13th Asian Games elements from Asia in general and Thailandmarker in particular. It is based on the letter A, representing Asia and Athletes. The Maha Chedi, or pagoda shape, represents Thailand, in particular. The pinnacle of the Maha Chedi symbolises the knowledge, intelligence and athletic prowess of Thailand's forefathers, which are second to none. The top is part of the OCA logo.

Mascot

The official Mascot of the 13th Asian Games is an elephant. The elephant is a very distinctive animal which has lived with the people of Thailandmarker for many generations and is universally admired for its strengths and nobility. The mascot's name Chai-Yo ( ) (a Thai word meaning pleasure, gladness, success, unity and happiness) is usually shouted by a group of people to show their unity and solidarity.

Participating NOCs

National Olympic Committees are named according to their official IOC designations and arranged according to their official IOC country codes in 1998.





  • (host nation)


Sports



Medal tally

1 129 78 67 274
2 65 46 53 164
3 52 61 68 181
4 24 26 40 90
5 24 24 30 78
6 19 17 41 77
7 10 11 13 34
8 7 14 12 33
9 7 11 17 35
10 6 22 12 40
11 6 10 11 27
12 5 10 14 29
13 5 6 6 17
14 4 6 4 14
15 3 0 3 6
16 2 4 9 15
17 2 3 9 14
18 2 3 3 8
19 2 2 10 14
20 1 6 4 11
21 1 5 12 18
22 1 5 11 17
23 1 0 1 2
24 0 3 3 6
25 0 3 2 5
26 0 2 4 6
27 0 1 3 4
28 0 1 1 2
29 0 1 0 1
30 0 0 1 1
31 0 0 1 1
32 0 0 1 1
33 0 0 1 1
34 0 0 0 0
35 0 0 0 0
36 0 0 0 0
37 0 0 0 0
38 0 0 0 0
39 0 0 0 0
40 0 0 0 0
41 0 0 0 0
Total 379 381 467 1227


Venues

Sport Authority of Thailand Sport Compex (Hua Mark)

  • Rajmangala Stadiummarker (Opening & Closing ceremonies, Football)
  • Indoor Stadium (Sepak Takraw)
  • Velodrome (Cycling)
  • Shooting Range (Shooting)
  • Clay Target Shooting Range (Clay Target Shooting)


Bangkok Land Sport Complex (Muang Thong Thani)

  • IMPACT Arenamarker (Boxing)
  • IMPACT Hall 1-5 (Billiards & Snooker, Gymnastics, Volleyball)
  • Thunder Dome (Weightlifting)
  • Rugby Football field (Rugby Football)
  • Tennis Centre (Tennis)


Thammasat University Sport Complex (Rangsit Centre)

  • Main Stadiummarker (Athletics and Football)
  • Gymnasium 1 (Basketball, Judo, Wrestling)
  • Gymnasium 2 (Badminton)
  • Gymnasium 3 (Handball)
  • Gymnasium 4 (Fencing)
  • Gymnasium 5 (Table Tennis)
  • Gymnasium 6 (Wushu)
  • Gymnasium 7 (Karate, Taekwondo)
  • Field 1 (Archery)
  • Field 2 (Softball)
  • Aquatic Center (Aquatics)
  • Athletes Village


Other Venues

Bangkokmarker


Chiang Maimarker


Chonburimarker
  • Ambassador Sport Center (Squash)
  • Ao-Dongtarn Jomtien Beach (Sailing)
  • Jomtian beach (Beach Volleyball)
  • Map Prachan Reservoir (Canoeing, Rowing)


Nakhon Nayokmarker


Nakhon Ratchasimamarker


Nakhon Sawanmarker
  • Nakhon Sawan Province Central Stadium (Football)


Pathum Thanimarker
  • Alpine Golf and Sports Club (Golf)
  • Queen Siritkit Sport Complex (Baseball, Hockey)


Saraburimarker
  • Fort Adhisorn Riding Club (Equestrian)


Sisaketmarker
  • Sisaket Province Central Stadium (Football)


Songkhlamarker


Suphan Burimarker
  • Municipal Gymnasium (Basketball)
  • Suphan Buri Province Central Stadium (Football)


Surat Thanimarker
  • Surat Thani Province Central Stadium (Football)


Trangmarker
  • Trang Province Central Stadium (Football)
  • Municipal Gymnasium (Sepak Takraw)



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