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1987 South Asian Games

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Host city  Kolkata, India
Events  10 Sports
Nations participating  7
Officially opened by  R. Venkataraman

The 1987 South Asian Games, officially the 3rd South Asian Federation Games were a multi-sport event, held in Kolkata, India in 1987. It was the largest sporting event ever to be held in Kolkata, and West Bengal as a whole. This was also the first time when India hosted these Games. India would host the Games one more in 1995.

A total of 10 disciplinees were contested in these Games. India was the major medal winner at these events, garnering approximately 43% of all the medals. Seven nations participated in these Games.

Sports

  • Athletics
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Football
  • Kabaddi
  • Swimming
  • Table tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Weightlifting
  • Wrestling
  • References

    1987 South Asian Games Wikipedia


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