1990 Asian Games

11th edition of the Asian Games

The 1990 Asian Games, also known as the XI Asian Games, was a sports event in Beijing, China. It occurred from 22 September to 7 October, 1990. There were 308 events from 27 sports and disciplines.

XI Asian Games
Host cityBeijing
MottoUnity, friendship and progress
(Chinese: 团结、友谊、进步; pinyin: Tuánjié, yǒuyì, jìnbù)[1]
Nations participating36
Athletes participating6,122
Events308 in 27 sports
Opening ceremony22 September
Closing ceremony7 October
Officially opened byYang Shangkun
President of China
Officially closed byRoy de Silva
Acting President of Olympic Council of Asia
Athlete's OathChen Longcan
Torch lighterXu Haifeng,
Gao Min, and
Zhang Rongfang
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  1. "History". People's Daily Online. Archived from the original on 2018-12-20. Retrieved 2021-02-12.