Rugby union at the Asian Games

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Rugby union has been played at the Asian Games since the 1998 games in Bangkok, Thailand. In the 1998 and 2002 editions of the games, both the usual fifteen-a-side variety and rugby sevens were played, but from 2006 onwards, only rugby sevens was retained. In 2010, the women's rugby sevens event was introduced. The event is likely to remain a permanent fixture of the Asian Games due to elevation of rugby sevens as an Olympic sport from the 2016 Olympics onwards. [1]

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Summary

Men's union

YearHostFinalThird place match
WinnerScoreRunner-up3rd placeScore4th place
1998
details
Flag of Thailand.svg
Bangkok
Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg
South Korea
21–17Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg
Japan
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg
Chinese Taipei
38–20Flag of Sri Lanka.svg
Sri Lanka
2002
details
Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg
Busan
Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg
South Korea
No playoffsFlag of Japan.svg
Japan
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg
Chinese Taipei
No playoffsFlag of Sri Lanka.svg
Sri Lanka

Men's sevens

YearHostFinalThird place match
WinnerScoreRunner-up3rd placeScore4th place
1998
details
Flag of Thailand.svg
Bangkok
Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg
South Korea
29–14Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg
Japan
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
19–5Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg
Chinese Taipei
2002
details
Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg
Busan
Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg
South Korea
33–21Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg
Chinese Taipei
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
17–14Flag of Japan.svg
Japan
2006
details
Flag of Qatar.svg
Doha
Flag of Japan.svg
Japan
27–26Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg
South Korea
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
China
19–12Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg
Chinese Taipei
2010
details
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
Guangzhou
Flag of Japan.svg
Japan
28–21Flag of Hong Kong.svg
Hong Kong
Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg
South Korea
21–14Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
China
2014
details
Flag of South Korea.svg
Incheon
Flag of Japan.svg
Japan
24–12Flag of Hong Kong.svg
Hong Kong
Flag of South Korea.svg
South Korea
17–14Flag of Sri Lanka.svg
Sri Lanka
2018
details
Flag of Indonesia.svg
JakartaPalembang
Flag of Hong Kong.svg
Hong Kong
14–0Flag of Japan.svg
Japan
Flag of South Korea.svg
South Korea
36–14Flag of Sri Lanka.svg
Sri Lanka

Women's sevens

YearHostFinalThird place match
WinnerScoreRunner-up3rd placeScore4th place
2010
details
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
Guangzhou
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg
Kazakhstan
17–14Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
China
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
17–12 aet Flag of Hong Kong.svg
Hong Kong
2014
details
Flag of South Korea.svg
Incheon
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
China
14–12Flag of Japan.svg
Japan
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg
Kazakhstan
12–0Flag of Hong Kong.svg
Hong Kong
2018
details
Flag of Indonesia.svg
JakartaPalembang
Flag of Japan.svg
Japan
7–5Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
China
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg
Kazakhstan
29–7Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Japan.svg  Japan  (JPN)4509
2Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea  (KOR)4138
3Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China  (CHN)1214
4Flag of Hong Kong.svg  Hong Kong  (HKG)1203
5Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan  (KAZ)1023
6Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg  Chinese Taipei  (TPE)0123
7Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand  (THA)0033
Totals (7 nations)11111133

Participating nations

Men's union

Team Flag of Thailand.svg
1998
Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg
2002
Years
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg  Chinese Taipei 3rd3rd2
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 2nd2nd2
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan 5th1
Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 1st1st2
Flag of Sri Lanka.svg  Sri Lanka 4th4th2
Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand 5th1
Number of teams64

Men's sevens

Team Flag of Thailand.svg
1998
Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg
2002
Flag of Qatar.svg
2006
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
2010
Flag of South Korea.svg
2014
Flag of Indonesia.svg
2018
Years
Flag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan 9th1
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 5th3rd4th6th6th5
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg  Chinese Taipei 4th2nd4th8th7th5
Flag of Hong Kong.svg  Hong Kong 5th7th5th2nd2nd1st6
Flag of India.svg  India 8th7th2
Flag of Indonesia.svg  Indonesia 11th1
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 2nd4th1st1st1st2nd6
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan 6th1
Flag of Lebanon.svg  Lebanon 10th1
Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia 7th5th9th5th4
Flag of Mongolia.svg  Mongolia 9th1
Flag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan 11th10th2
Flag of the Philippines.svg  Philippines 5th1
Flag of Qatar.svg  Qatar 9th1
Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg  Saudi Arabia 12th1
Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 1st1st2nd3rd3rd3rd6
Flag of Sri Lanka.svg  Sri Lanka 7th6th6th6th4th4th6
Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand 3rd3rd7th8th7th8th6
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg  United Arab Emirates 12th1
Number of teams78991212

Women's sevens

Team Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
2010
Flag of South Korea.svg
2014
Flag of Indonesia.svg
2018
Years
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 2nd1st2nd3
Flag of Hong Kong.svg  Hong Kong 4th4th5th3
Flag of India.svg  India 7th1
Flag of Indonesia.svg  Indonesia 8th1
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 5th2nd1st3
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan 1st3rd3rd3
Flag of Laos.svg  Laos 10th1
Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia 8th1
Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore 6th6th6th3
Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 8th9th7th3
Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand 3rd5th4th3
Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  Uzbekistan 7th1
Number of teams8108

List of medalists

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References

  1. "Asian Games All-time summary by Country". rugby7.com. Retrieved 3 January 2021.