Which was the First Country to Host the Asian Games?
India was the first country to host the Asian Games in 1951. The Asian Games also known as Asiad and the 1951 Asian Games, officially known as the First Asian Games. was a multi-sport event celebrated in Delhi from 4 to 11 March 1951. In the history, none nations have hosted the Asian Games. Forty-six nations have participated in the Games, including Israel, which was excluded from the Games after their last participation in 1974.
|Games||Year||Host Country||Number of Countries||Number of sports||Number of Players|
|I||1951||New Delhi (India)||11||6||489|
|IX||1982||New Delhi (India)||33||21||3411|
|X||1986||Seoul (South Korea)||27||25||4839|
|XIV||2002||Busan (S. Korea)||44||38||7711|
|XVII||2014||Incheorn (S. Korea)||45||36||9501|
In the first Asian Games 11 countries participated with 489 athletes taking part in six sports.
Here are the top three nations with their medals.