Bids for the Asian Games is the process where National Olympic Committees select from within their national territory cities to put forward bids to host an Asian Games.

List of Asian Games bids

Games Year Candidate cities Non-candidate
applicant cities
AGF assembly Ref
Host city Others
I 1951
details
India New Delhi Only bid India Delhi
(1949-02-13)
[1][2][3]
II 1954
details
Philippines Manila India New Delhi
(1951)
III 1958
details
Japan Tokyo Philippines Manila
(1954-05-06)
[4]
IV 1962
details
Indonesia Jakarta Pakistan Karachi Japan Tokyo
(1958-05-23)
[5]
V 1966
details
Thailand Bangkok Only bid Indonesia Jakarta
(1962-08-30)
[6]
VI 1970
details
South Korea Seoul Dominion of Ceylon Colombo Thailand Bangkok
(1966-12-5)
[7]
Thailand Bangkok Mexico Mexico City
(1968-10-14)
[8]
VII 1974
details
Iran Tehran Kuwait Kuwait City
Israel Tel Aviv
Thailand Bangkok
(1968-12-11)
VIII 1978
details
Singapore Singapore Japan Fukuoka West Germany Munich
(1972-08-25)
[9][10]
Pakistan Islamabad South Korea Daejeon Iran Tehran
(1974-08-29)
[11]
Thailand Bangkok South Korea Seoul Canada Montreal
(1976-07-24)
[12]
IX 1982
details
India New Delhi
X 1986
details
South Korea Seoul Iraq Baghdad
North Korea Pyongyang
China Shanghai
India New Delhi
(1981-11-26)
[13]
Games Year Candidate cities Non-candidate
applicant cities
OCA assembly Ref
Host city Others
XI 1990
details
China Beijing Japan Hiroshima South Korea Ulsan 3rd
South Korea Seoul
(1984)
[14]
XII 1994
details
Japan Hiroshima China Beijing South Korea Ulsan
XIII 1998
details
Thailand Bangkok Taiwan Taipei
Indonesia Jakarta
9th
China Beijing
(1990-09-27)
[15]
XIV 2002
details
South Korea Busan Taiwan Kaohsiung 14th
South Korea Seoul
(1995-05-23)
[16]
XV 2006
details
Qatar Doha Malaysia Kuala Lumpur
Hong Kong Hong Kong (bid)
India New Delhi
19th
South Korea Busan
(2000-11-12)
[17]
XVI 2010
details
China Guangzhou Only Bid Jordan Amman
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur
South Korea Seoul
23rd
Qatar Doha
(2004-07-01)
[18]
XVII 2014
details
South Korea Incheon India New Delhi China Beijing 26th
Kuwait Kuwait City
(2007-04-17)
[19]
XVIII 2019 Vietnam Hanoi Indonesia Surabaya United Arab Emirates Dubai 31st
Macau Macau
(2012-11-08)
[20]
2018
details
Indonesia Jakarta and Palembang Only Bid 33rd
South Korea Incheon
(2014-09-19)
[21]
XIX 2022
details
China Hangzhou 34th
Turkmenistan Ashgabat
(2015-09-16)
[22]
XX 2026
details
Japan Aichi[a] and Nagoya 35th
Vietnam Danang
(2016-09-25)
[23]
XXI 2030
details
Qatar Doha Saudi Arabia Riyadh 39th
Oman Muscat
(2020-12-16)
XXII 2034
details
Saudi Arabia Riyadh Only Bid

List of Asian Winter Games bids

Games Year Candidate cities Non-candidate
applicant cities
OCA assembly Ref
Host city Others
I 1986
details
Japan Sapporo Only bid 3rd
South Korea Seoul
(1984)
[14]
II 1990
details
 India Only bid [24]
Japan Sapporo Only bid 8th
Indonesia Bali
(1989)
III 1995 North Korea Samjiyon Only bid
1996
details
China Harbin South Korea Gangwon 12th
Kuwait Kuwait City
(1993-12-02)
[25]
IV 1999
details
South Korea Gangwon Only bid
V 2003
details
Japan Aomori Only bid
VI 2007
details
China Changchun Lebanon Beirut Iran Tehran
Kazakhstan Almaty
21st
South Korea Busan
(2002-10-02)
[25][26]
VII 2009 Lebanon Beirut Only bid
2011
details
Kazakhstan Astana and Almaty Only bid 25th
Kuwait Kuwait City
(2006-03-04)
[27]
VIII 2017
details
Japan Sapporo and Obihiro Only bid 30th
Kazakhstan Astana
(2011-01-31)
[28]
IX 2025
details
China Harbin Only bid 42rd

Thailand Bangkok
(2023-07-08)

[29]
X 2029
details
Saudi Arabia Trojena Only bid 41st
Cambodia Phnom Penh
(2022-10-04)

List of Asian Youth Games bids

Games Year Candidate cities Non-candidate
applicant cities
OCA assembly Ref
Host city Others
I 2009
details
Singapore Singapore Only bid
II 2013
details
China Nanjing Only bid 29th
China Guangzhou
(2010-11-13)
[30]
III 2017 Sri Lanka Hambantota Only bid No
Kuwait Kuwait City
(2012-06-12)
[31]
Indonesia Jakarta Only bid 34th
Turkmenistan Ashgabat
(2015-09-16)
[32]
2021
details
Indonesia Surabaya Only bid 31st
Macau Macau
(2012-11-08)
[20]
China Shantou Only bid 38th
Thailand Bangkok
(2019-03-03)
[32]
IV 2025 Uzbekistan Tashkent Only bid No
Qatar Doha
(2019-09-28)
[33]
V 2029 Cambodia Phnom Penh Only bid 40th
United Arab Emirates Dubai
(2021-11-22)
[34]

Notes

  1. ^ The term refers to other subdivisions of the Aichi Prefecture that will host the event together with Nagoya city.

References

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