The 6th Asian Games were held from August 24, 1970 to September 4, 1970 in Bangkok, Thailand.

Originally hosted by Seoul, South Korea but dropped its bid after receiving security threats from North Korea.

Previous host Thailand stepped in to save the Asiad and staged the Games using the funds of South Korea.

A total number of 2,400 athletes, coming from 18 countries, competed in this Asiad, where yachting made its debut.

Officially opened by King Bhumibol Adulyadej Torch Lighter Preeda Chullamondhol Stadium Suphachalasai Stadium
6th Asian Games  Bangkok 1970
Opening Ceremony 24 Aug 1970
Closing Ceremony 04 Sep 1970
Host City Bangkok
Country Thailand
Nations Participating 16
Athletes 2400
Events 135
Sports 13
Disciplines 13
Participating NOCs
CAM Cambodia
JPN Japan
PHI Philippines
CHN China
KOR Korea
SIN Singapore
IND India
MAS Malaysia
SRI Sri Lanka
INA Indonesia
MYA Myanmar
THA Thailand
IRI Iran
PAK Pakistan
VIE Vietnam
Sports / Discipline
AQU - Swimming
CYC - Cycling
SHO - Shooting
ATH - Athletics
FOO - Football
VOL - Volleyball
BAD - Badminton
HOC - Hockey
WEI - Weightlifting
BAS - Basketball
SAI - Sailing
WRE - Wrestling
BOX - Boxing
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Emblem, Bangkok 1970


Asian Results

Medal by Country

Sport Federations

Asian Federations

International Federations