Bahrain at the Asian Games

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Bahrain at the
Asian Games
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IOC code BRN
NOC Bahrain Olympic Committee
Asian Games appearances (overview)
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Bahrain first competed at the Asian Games in 1974. Bahrain has won 84 medals at the games, including 37 golds. and the country will host a 19 Asian Games 2009 with 24 Arabian Gulf Cup and 3 more


Medal tables

Medals by Asian Games

1974 Tehran 200000
1978 Bangkok 200000
1982 New Delhi 190011
1986 Seoul 121012
1990 Beijing 260000
1994 Hiroshima 330000
1998 Bangkok 310000
2002 Busan 193227
2006 Doha 1479420
2010 Guangzhou 145049
2014 Incheon 1296419
2018 Jakarta / Palembang 11127726
2022 Hangzhou Future event
2026 Nagoya Future event
2030 Doha Future event
2034 Riyadh Future event

Medals by Asian Winter Games

Medals by Asian Para Games

2010 Guangzhou 191203
2014 Incheon 280123
2018 Jakarta 280213

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