1958 Asian Games

third edition of the Asian Games

The 1958 Asian Games, officially known as the III Asian Games, was a sports event in Tokyo, Japan. It occurred from May 24 to June 1, 1958. There were 112 events from 13 sports and disciplines.

III Asian Games
Host cityTokyo
MottoEver Onward
Nations participating20
Athletes participating1,820
Events112 in 13 sports
Opening ceremonyMay 24
Closing ceremonyJune 1
Officially opened byHirohito
Emperor of Japan
Torch lighterMikio Oda
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