2010 Asian Games facts for kids
|XVI Asian Games|
|Host city||Guangzhou, China|
|Motto||Thrilling Games, Harmonious Asia|
|Events||476 in 42 sports|
|Opening ceremony||12 November|
|Closing ceremony||27 November|
|Officially opened by||Wen Jiabao|
|Athlete's Oath||Fu Haifeng|
|Judge's Oath||Yan Ninan|
|Torch Lighter||He Chong|
|Main Stadium||Guangdong Olympic Stadium|
The 2010 Asian Games was a many-sport event held in Guangzhou, China from November 12 to November 27, 2010. This was the second time that any Chinese city had hosted the Games, after Beijing in 1990. A total of 9,704 athletes from 45 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) competed in 476 events from 42 sports and disciplines, making it the biggest event in the history of Asian Games.
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