Asian Games 2022
Asian games 2022 will be held in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China. The Asian Games is a multi-sport event that is organized every 4 years. It was supposed to be celebrated from 10 to 25th September 2022 but the event was postponed due to the global pandemic. The new dates of the Asian games are yet to be revealed. After Beijing and Guangzhou, Hangzhou is the third Chinese city to host The Asian Games. There are 44 venues where the games will be played, including 30 existing facilities and 14 newly constructed venues. Most of the venues are within Hangzhou and its district. The other events are reported to be held in Deqing, Jinhua, Ningbo, Shaoxing, and Wenzhou.
Current Affairs Sports 2022
Asian Games: Introduction to Esports
There are 37 featured sports with 28 being mandatory Olympic sports. Few additional games are also included like open-water swimming, and group competitions in rhythmic gymnastics. ESports events are also included this year in the 19th Asian Games. ESports have seen enormous development throughout the world. Fans are eagerly waiting for the ESports going to be held in Hangzhou, China. This is a new turn in Asian games history, as this is the first time ESports is an official part of Asian games. The Asian games 2022 got postponed due to Covid-19, which is unfortunate news for the fans.
Asian games: sports event list
- Artistic swimming
- Marathon swimming
- water polo
- Beach Volleyball
- 3×3 Basketball
- Mountain Bike
- Martial arts
- Mind Sports
- Roller sports
- Roller Skating
- Field Hockey
- Modern Pentathalon
- Rugby sevens
- Sepak Takraw
- Sports Climbing
- Table tennis
Asian Games: Postponed Asian Games due to Covid-19
Due to the rise in COVID-19 cases, the Olympics Council of Asia has issued a press release confirming the postponement of The Asian Games in Hangzhou, China. The decision of postponing the Asian games was taken by the Chinese Olympics Committee (COC) and the Hangzhou Asian games organizing Committee (HAGOC). The has been postponed and the committees have not confirmed any future dates for the commencement of 19th The Asian games 2022.
Asian Games 2022: Emblem and Mascots
On 10th September 2021, an event was held in Hangzhou Olympics Sports Centre, in which the Games’ Torch and the uniform of staff and officials were unveiled. The event was organized by the organizing committee and the Hangzhou Culture Radio Television Group, which also launched a television channel to promote the games and their follow-up.
The emblem for the Asian games was also unveiled, the ‘Surging Tides’. The design depicts the hands of the fans and running tracks, the Qiantang River, and radio waves. The emblem was meant to reflect the great cause of socialism with the Chinese and the Unity and development of the OCA.
The mascots for the Asian games are the three characters known as ” Memories of Jiangnan”, individually these characters are known as Congcong, Lianlian, and Chenchen. These mascots were unveiled on 3rd April 2020.
FAQs related to Asian Games 2022
1. Where will the 2022 Asian Games be held?
Ans. The 2022 Asian Games will be held in Hangzhou, China. The game was supposed to be from 10th to 25th September 2022, but due to the rise in COVID-19, the game is postponed.
2. What is the official motto of the 2022 Asian games?
Ans. The official motto of the 2022 Asian Games is “Heart to Heart,@Future”, it was unveiled at the Tennis Center of the Olympics and the International Expo park to mark the thousand days countdown of the Asian games.
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