Palestine at the Asian Games

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Palestine at the
Asian Games
Flag of Palestine.svg
IOC code PLE
NOC Palestine Olympic Committee
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Asian Games appearances (overview)

Palestine first competed at the Asian Games in 1990.

State of Palestine De jure state in the Middle East

Palestine, officially the State of Palestine, is a de jure sovereign state in Western Asia claiming the West Bank and Gaza Strip with Jerusalem as the designated capital, although its administrative center is currently located in Ramallah. The entirety of territory claimed by the State of Palestine has been occupied by Israel since the Six-Day War in 1967. Palestine has a population of 4,816,503 as of 2016, ranked 123rd in the world.

Asian Games multi-sport event

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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Medal tables

Medals by Asian Games

List of medalists

MedalNameGamesSportEvent
Bronze medal icon.svg Bronze Munir Abu-Keshek 2002 Busan Boxing Light heavyweight

Medals by sport

SportGoldSilverBronzeTotal
Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing 0011
Totals (1 sports)0011

References