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Pakistan is a member of the South Asian Zone of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), has participated in the Asian Games since their second edition in 1954. The Pakistan Olympic Association, established in 1948, and recognised in the same year by the International Olympic Committee, is the National Olympic Committee for Pakistan.
Pakistan was one of the first five founding members of the Asian Games Federation on 13 February 1949, in New Delhi, the organisation which was disbanded on 26 November 1981, and replaced by the Olympic Council of Asia.
Pakistan is a member of the South Asian Zone of the Olympic Council of Asia, the governing body of all the sports in Asia, recognised by the International Olympic Committee as the continental association of Asia.[a] Being a member of South Asian Zone, Pakistan also participates in the South Asian Games, sub-regional Games for South Asia.
The OCA organises five major continental-level multi-sport events: the Asian Summer Games (which are commonly known as the Asian Games), Asian Winter Games, Asian Indoor-Martial Arts Games, Asian Beach Games, and Asian Youth Games. Before 2009, Indoor and Martial Arts were two separate events, specialised for indoor and martial arts sports respectively. However, the OCA has since amalgamated them into a single event, Asian Indoor-Martial Arts Games, which will be debuted in 2013 in Incheon, South Korea.As a member of OCA, Pakistan is privileged to participate in all these multi-sport events.
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Pakistan has never won a medal in the Asian Winter Games.
Pakistan competed in the inaugural Asian Para Games in Guangzhou in 2010 and finished at 13th spot with four medals.
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Pakistan has sent athletes in all the revisions of the Asian Indoor Games except the 2009 Games in Hanoi. m sprint. Pakistan won several medals in the 2007 Macau Games, held from 26 October to 3 November 2007; a silver was won by the Pakistan national kabaddi team and Muhammad Sajjad earned a bronze in the 60 m hurdles. Pakistan didn't compete in the 2009 games.Pakistan has never won a gold medal in these Games. In the 2005 Asian Indoor Games, held in Bangkok, Thailand from 12 to 19 November 2005, only one Pakistani athlete, Abdul Rashid, succeeded in winning a medal, a silver in the 60
Pakistan has sent its delegation to both editions of the Asian Beach Games—a biennial multi-sport event which features sporting events played on a seaside beach. In the 2008 Asian Beach Games, held in Bali, Indonesia, from 18 to 26 October 2008, Pakistani athletes won a total of seven medals, with two gold.In the 2010 Asian Beach Games, organised in Muscat, Oman from 8 to 16 December, Pakistan won a total of six medals, but no gold, and finished at the 15th spot in the medal table.
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Pakistan participated in the First Asian Martial Arts Games held in Bangkok, Thailand, from 1 to 9 August 2009.Pakistan won a total of nine medals in the Games, including three gold, two silver and four bronze.
Pakistan participated in the First Asian Youth Games held in Singapore from 29 June to 7 July 2009. The delegation from Pakistan consisted of 12 officials and 27 competitors (five women and twenty-two men).Pakistani athletes competed in sailing, athletics, swimming and table tennis. Raheem Khan won a bronze in the javelin throw event of athletics. Khan was the only medalist from the Pakistani side. None of the remaining athletes advanced past the qualifying stages, and thus did not win any medals. Pakistan ranked 21st and finished last in the medal table of the Games, a position shared with four other Asian National Olympic Committees. Pakistan didn't win any medal in 2013 games.
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Asian Indoor Games and Martial Games were combined into one event and called Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games. The first edition of these games was held in Incheon in 2013. Pakistan sent 8 athletes to the event but couldn't win any medal. In 2017, Pakistan sent 107 athletes to Ashgabat(2017) and won 21 medals including 2 gold, 3 silver and 16 bronze.
A red box around the year indicates the games were played within Pakistan
Being a part of South Asian region, Pakistan takes part in the South Asian Games, which were previously known as SAF Games. 11 editions of these games have taken place so far. Pakistan finished at second place in seven of these. It finished third three times and on one occasion, it ended up in fourth place. Pakistan's biggest haul came in 2006 games in Colombo when it won 158 medals including 43 golds. Eight nations including India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives and Afghanistan take part in these games.
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The Asian Games, also known as Asiad, is a continental multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia. The Games were regulated by the Asian Games Federation (AGF) from the first Games in New Delhi, India, until the 1978 Games. Since the 1982 Games, they have been organized by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), after the breakup of the Asian Games Federation. The Games are recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and are described as the second largest multi-sport event after the Olympic Games.
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The Asian Indoor Games were a multi-sport event that was contested every two years among athletes representing countries from Asia. The games were regulated by the Olympic Council of Asia. The first games were held in 2005 in Bangkok, Thailand.
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The 2023 South Asian Games, officially the XIV South Asian Games, will be a major multi-sport event which will be held in Pakistan, primarily in Lahore, the capital of Punjab province. The organisers are also looking into hosting these Games in four other cities: Faisalabad, Sialkot, Gujranwala and Karachi.The Games are expected to be held in 2023. This will mark the first time that Pakistan has hosted the South Asian Games since 2004, and the first time that Pakistan has hosted the event outside of Islamabad.