Asian Athletics Championships

Sport Athletics
Competition Category Continental Championships
Years 1973—2023
Editions 24
Competitors 2168
Countries 37

The 2021 edition scheduled for Hangzhou (CHN) from 20 to 23 May 2021 was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Editions

Edition Host City Country Held Events Competitors Countries
1973 Asian Athletics Championships Marikina PHI 18 – 23 November 1973 38 106 14
1975 Asian Athletics Championships Seoul KOR 9 – 14 June 1975 39 122 13
1979 Asian Athletics Championships Tokyo JPN 31 May – 3 June 1979 38 126 10
1981 Asian Athletics Championships Tokyo JPN 5 – 7 June 1981 38 127 10
1983 Asian Athletics Championships Madinat al-Kuwait KUW 3 – 9 November 1983 38 125 16
1985 Asian Athletics Championships Jakarta INA 25 – 29 September 1985 42 140 16
1987 Asian Athletics Championships Singapore SGP 22 – 26 July 1987 40 128 14
1989 Asian Athletics Championships New Delhi IND 14 – 19 November 1989 40 127 19
1991 Asian Athletics Championships Kuala Lumpur MAS 19 – 23 October 1991 40 128 17
1993 Asian Athletics Championships Manila PHI 30 November – 4 December 1993 41 138 18
1995 Asian Athletics Championships Jakarta INA 20 – 24 September 1995 41 128 20
1998 Asian Athletics Championships Fukuoka JPN 19 – 22 July 1998 43 146 16
2000 Asian Athletics Championships Jakarta INA 28 – 31 August 2000 43 142 20
2002 Asian Athletics Championships Colombo SRI 9 – 12 August 2002 43 143 20
2003 Asian Athletics Championships Manila PHI 20 – 23 September 2003 43 151 21
2005 Asian Athletics Championships Incheon KOR 1 – 4 September 2005 43 146 20
2007 Asian Athletics Championships Amman JOR 25 – 29 July 2007 44 147 22
2009 Asian Athletics Championships Guangzhou CHN 10 – 14 November 2009 44 148 21
2011 Asian Athletics Championships Kobe JPN 7 – 10 July 2011 42 148 20
2013 Asian Athletics Championships Pune IND 3 – 7 July 2013 42 142 20
2015 Asian Athletics Championships Wuhan CHN 3 – 7 June 2015 42 146 18
2017 Asian Athletics Championships Bhubaneswar IND 5 – 9 July 2017 42 151 23
2019 Asian Athletics Championships Doha QAT 21 – 24 April 2019 43 150 20
2023 Asian Athletics Championships Bangkok THA 12 – 16 July 2023 45 166 19

Medal table

Pos Country 🥇 Gold 🥈 Silver 🥉 Bronze Total
1 China CHN 334 226 126 686
2 Japan JPN 174 210 225 609
3 India IND 96 120 141 357
4 Qatar QAT 65 40 43 148
5 Kazakhstan KAZ 35 38 46 119
6 Bahrain BRN 32 27 16 75
7 Saudi Arabia KSA 28 23 13 64
8 South Korea KOR 27 58 67 152
9 Thailand THA 26 31 30 87
10 Sri Lanka SRI 22 20 23 65
11 Uzbekistan UZB 20 29 22 71
12 Chinese Taipei TPE 19 41 65 125
13 Iran IRI 18 18 22 58
14 Kuwait KUW 16 19 9 44
15 Philippines PHI 15 11 18 44
16 North Korea PRK 12 10 23 45
17 Kyrgyzstan KGZ 8 3 5 16
18 Vietnam VIE 7 6 7 20
19 Malaysia MAS 6 16 29 51
20 Iraq IRQ 5 8 9 22
21 United Arab Emirates UAE 5 3 3 11
22 Tajikistan TJK 5 2 1 8
23 Syria SYR 3 2 6 11
24 Myanmar MYA 3 2 4 9
25 Israel ISR 3 1 4 8
26 Singapore SGP 2 8 5 15
27 Pakistan PAK 2 3 3 8
28 Indonesia INA 1 9 9 19
29 Hong Kong HKG 1 5 2 8
30 Oman OMA 1 2 4 7
31 Jordan JOR 1 1 3 5
32 Azerbaijan AZE 1 1 1 3
33 Turkmenistan TKM 1 1 0 2
34 Lebanon LBN 0 2 2 4
35 Mongolia MGL 0 1 1 2
36 Cambodia CAM 0 0 2 2
= Nepal NEP 0 0 2 2