1970 Asian Games

sixth edition of the Asian Games

The 1970 Asian Games, officially known as the VI Asian Games, was a sports event in Bangkok, Thailand. It occurred from December 9 to December 20, 1970. There were 135 events from 13 sports and disciplines.

VI Asian Games
Host cityBangkok
MottoEver Onward
Nations participating18
Athletes participating2,400
Events135 in 13 sports
Opening ceremony9 December
Closing ceremony20 December
Officially opened byBhumibol Adulyadej
King of Thailand
Torch lighterPreeda Chullamondhol
Bangkok 1966 Tehran 1974  >