19 Teams will Represent Saudi Arabia in the Asian Games in China

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is set to participate in the 19th Asian Games (Hangzhou 2023), scheduled to be held in Hangzhou, China, from September 23 to October 8, 2023. More than 12,000 male and female athletes from 45 Asian countries will come together for this prestigious event.

The Kingdom will be represented by a total of 193 athletes, both male and female, who will compete across 19 different games. The games include football, basketball 5×5, handball, athletics, equestrian, darts, fencing, shooting, rowing, wrestling, boxing, taekwondo, jujitsu, karate, kurash, table tennis, tennis, golf, and E-sports. The Saudi athletes have been diligently preparing for the Asian Games through rigorous training camps conducted both within and outside the Kingdom.



Saudi Arabia has a commendable track record in the Asian Games, having accumulated a total of 61 medals since their debut in the 1978 Bangkok Games. These medals consist of 25 gold, 13 silver, and 23 bronze. Notable achievements include bronze in Beijing 1990, nine medals in Hiroshima 1994 (1 gold, 3 silver, and 5 bronze), nine medals in Busan 2002 (7 gold, 1 silver, and 1 bronze), 14 medals in Doha 2006 (8 gold and 6 bronze), 13 medals in Guangzhou 2010 (5 gold, 3 silver, and 5 bronze), seven medals in Incheon 2014 (3 gold, 3 silver, and 1 bronze), and six medals in Jakarta 2018 (1 gold, 2 silver, and 3 bronze).



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