🇶🇦12/01 - Asian Games(Doha, Qatar, 2006)
The 2006 Asian Games was an Asian multi-sport event held in Doha, Qatar
• Host city: Doha, Qatar
• Motto: The Games of Your Life
• Nations participating: 45
• Athletes participating: 9,520
• Events: 424 in 39 sports (46 disciplines)
The 2006 Asian Games, officially known as the XV Asiad, was an Asian multi-sport event held in Doha, Qatar from December 1 to 15, 2006, with 424 events in 39 sports featured in the games. Doha was the first city in its region and only the second in West Asia (following Tehran in 1974) to host the games.
The final medal tally was led by China followed by South Korea and Japan with host Qatar at ninth place. Tajikistan, Jordan and United Arab Emirates won their first ever Asian Games gold medals. 7 world and 23 Asian records were broken during the games, while South Korean swimmer Park Tae-hwan was announced as the most valuable player.
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