1985 South Asian Games

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1985 South Asian Games logo.jpg
Host city Flag of Bangladesh.svg Dhaka, Bangladesh
Nations participating7
Athletes participating
Events7 sports
Opening ceremony 20 December
Closing ceremony26 December
Officially opened by Hussain Muhammad Ershad,
President of Bangladesh
Main venue Bangabandhu National Stadium
<  1984 1987  >

The 1985 South Asian Games (or 2nd SAF Games) were held in Dhaka, Bangladesh from 20 December to 26 December 1985. [1]


Participating nations

A total of 7 countries participated in the 1985 South Asian Games.


There were 7 official sports for the 2nd SAF Games. They were:

Kabaddi and Wrestling were included for the first time during the 1987 games.

Medal tally

  *   Host nation (Bangladesh)

1Flag of India.svg  India 613214107
2Flag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan 21261259
3Flag of Bangladesh.svg  Bangladesh *9173864
4Flag of Sri Lanka.svg  Sri Lanka 27918
5Flag of Nepal.svg    Nepal 192232
6Flag of Bhutan.svg  Bhutan 0044
7Flag of Maldives.svg  Maldives 0000
Totals (7 nations)949199284

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  1. National Sports Council, Nepal "South Asian Games" Archived 2010-12-17 at the Wayback Machine . Retrieved on 16 February 2011