1999 Winter Asian Games

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IV Winter Asian Games

Slogan: Asia, Shining brightly through Everlasting Friendship

Nations participating 21
Athletes participating 798
Events 43 in 7 sports
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The 4th Winter Asian Games were held from January 30 to February 6, 1999 in the mountainous northern province of Kangwon, South Korea.<ref>Official Website of the Chinese Olympic Committee</ref> The sites for the events were Yongpyeong, Chuncheon and Gangneung. Skiing events were still successfully staged despite the record low snowfall being experienced by the region.<ref>4th Winter Asian Games - Olympic Council of Asia's Official Website</ref>

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[edit] Mascot

Image:4th winter asiad mascot.png The 1999 Winter Asiad mascot is a half-moon black bear cub.<ref>Logos and Mascots of Selected Sport Games and Sports</ref>

[edit] Sports

A total of 43 events in seven sports were played in the 4th Winter Asian Games.

[edit] Participating NOCs

Names are arranged in alphabetical order by their IOC designations. Those clearly identified as having sent only officials to the games according to this report are marked with an asterisk (*). (Please note that the list is still incomplete, and that some items may be inaccurate, as it has only been compiled using various online sources.)

[edit] Medal count

1999 Winter Asian Games medal count Image:Oca1.png
Pos Country Image:Med 1.png Image:Med 2.png Image:Med 3.png Total
1Image:Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China 15101136
2Image:Flag of South Korea (bordered).svg Republic of Korea 11101435
3Image:Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Kazakhstan 108725
4Image:Flag of Japan (bordered).svg Japan 614929
5Image:Flag of Uzbekistan.svg Uzbekistan 1113

[edit] References

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Far Eastern Championship Games
Manila 1913 | Shanghai 1915 | Tokyo 1917 | Manila 1919 | Shanghai 1921 | Osaka 1923 | Manila 1925 | Shanghai 1927 | Tokyo 1930 | Manila 1934 | Osaka 1938 (cancelled)
Asian Games
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Winter Asian Games
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Asian Indoor Games
Bangkok 2005 | Macau 2007 | Hanoi 2009 | 2011
Asian Beach Games
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1999 Winter Asian Games

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