Saudi National Teams to Win More Medals in Hangzhou Asian Games 2023

Riyadh, September 22, 2023, SPA – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia seeks to increase its number of medals in the 19th Asian Games through the participation of 193 male and female athletes, who will compete in 19 sports in the upcoming games hosted by the Chinese city of Hangzhou and held from September 23 until October 8, with the participation of more than 12,000 male and female athletes from 45 Asian countries.
In previous Asian Games, Saudi national teams won 61 medals, of which 25 were gold.
The start of the Asian Games dated back to 1913, when the first multi-sport games in Asia were organized in the Philippine capital, Manila, under the name “Eastern Games.”
In 1917, the tournament was named the “Far Eastern Championship Games” when it was held in Shanghai, China, and it continued under the same name until 1938.
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