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1958 Asian Games

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1958 Asian Games

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1958 Asian Games Opening Ceremony, Tokyo, Japan, 1950s Archive Footage

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The 1958 Asian Games, officially the Third Asian Games and commonly known as Tokyo 1958, was a multi-sport event held in Tokyo, Japan, from 24 May to 1 June 1958. It was governed by the Asian Games Federation. A total of 1,820 athletes representing 20 Asian National Olympic Committees (NOCs) participated in the Games. The program featured competitions in 13 different sports encompassing 97 events, including four non-Olympic sports, judo, table tennis, tennis and volleyball. Four of these competition sports – field hockey, table tennis, tennis and volleyball – were introduced for the first time in the Asian Games.
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  • Background 

  • Sports 

  • Torch relay 

  • Participating nations 

  • Opening ceremony 

  • Medal table