Asian Games Basketball Tournament

Short History

     Men's basketball has been a part of the Asian Games sporting events since the first edition in 1951 in New Delhi, India. It was the de facto Asian championship until the Asian Basketball Confederation Championship was founded in 1960. The women's basketball competition began in the 1974 edition in Tehran, Iran.

Men's Tournaments

Editions

Edition Year Host Date Nations Matches Venues Cities
1. 1951 New Delhi
(India)
5 - 10 March 1951 5 nations 10 matches 1 venues 1 cities
2. 1954 Manila
(Philippines)
8 - 8 May 1954 8 nations 18 matches 1 venues 1 cities
3. 1958 Tokyo
(Japan)
25 May - 1 Jun 1958 10 nations 33 matches 1 venues 1 cities
4. 1962 Jakarta
(Indonesia)
25 Aug - 3 Sep 1962 9 nations 28 matches 2 venues 1 cities
5. 1966 Bangkok
(Thailand)
10 - 19 December 1966 11 nations 35 matches 1 venues 1 cities
6. 1970 Bangkok
(Thailand)
10 - 19 December 1970 12 nations 48 matches 1 venues 1 cities
7. 1974 Tehran
(Iran)
2 - 15 September 1974 11 nations 42 matches 1 venues 1 cities
8. 1978 Bangkok
(Thailand)
9 - 19 December 1978 14 nations 69 matches 1 venues 1 cities
9. 1982 New Delhi
(India)
20 Nov - 3 Dec 1982 13 nations 57 matches 1 venues 1 cities
10. 1986 Seoul
(South Korea)
22 Sep - 3 Oct 1986 8 nations 28 matches 1 venues 1 cities
11. 1990 Beijing
(China)
23 Sep - 6 Oct 1990 11 nations 30 matches 1 venues 1 cities
12. 1994 Hiroshima
(Japan)
3 - 15 October 1994 9 nations 24 matches 1 venues 1 cities
13. 1998 Bangkok
(Thailand)
8 - 19 December 1998 12 nations 36 matches 1 venues 1 cities
14. 2002 Busan
(South Korea)
28 Sep - 14 Oct 2002 12 nations 36 matches 2 venues 1 cities
15. 2006 Doha
(Qatar)
23 Nov - 15 Dec 2006 20 nations 57 matches 1 venues 1 cities
16. 2010 Guangzhou
(China)
13 - 26 November 2010 16 nations 46 matches 3 venues 1 cities
17. 2014 Incheon
(South Korea)
20 Sep - 3 Oct 2014 16 nations 44 matches 2 venues 2 cities
18. 2018 Jakarta
(Indonesia)
14 Aug - 1 Sep 2018 13 nations 28 matches 2 venues 1 cities

Final positions

Edition Year Host Champions Runners-up Third place
1. 1951 New Delhi
(India)
PHILIPPINES Japan Iran
2. 1954 Manila
(Philippines)
PHILIPPINES Taiwan Japan
3. 1958 Tokyo
(Japan)
PHILIPPINES Taiwan Japan
4. 1962 Jakarta
(Indonesia)
PHILIPPINES Japan South Korea
5. 1966 Bangkok
(Thailand)
ISRAEL Thailand South Korea
6. 1970 Bangkok
(Thailand)
SOUTH KOREA Israel Japan
7. 1974 Tehran
(Iran)
ISRAEL South Korea China
8. 1978 Bangkok
(Thailand)
CHINA South Korea North Korea
9. 1982 New Delhi
(India)
SOUTH KOREA China Japan
10. 1986 Seoul
(South Korea)
CHINA South Korea Philippines
11. 1990 Beijing
(China)
CHINA Philippines South Korea
12. 1994 Hiroshima
(Japan)
CHINA South Korea Japan
13. 1998 Bangkok
(Thailand)
CHINA South Korea Philippines
14. 2002 Busan
(South Korea)
SOUTH KOREA China Kazakhstan
15. 2006 Doha
(Qatar)
CHINA Qatar Iran
16. 2010 Guangzhou
(China)
CHINA South Korea Iran
17. 2014 Incheon
(South Korea)
SOUTH KOREA Iran Japan
18. 2018 Jakarta
(Indonesia)
CHINA Iran South Korea

Results

Edition Year Host Final 3. place play-off Semi-finals
1. 1951 New Delhi
(India)
1. Philippines, 2. Japan 3. Iran, 4. India
5. Burma
Round-robin group
2. 1954 Manila
(Philippines)
1. Philippines, 2. Taiwan 3. Japan, 4. South Korea Final round-robin group
3. 1958 Tokyo
(Japan)
1. Philippines, 2. Taiwan 3. Japan, 4. South Korea
5. Singapore, 6. Thailand
Final round-robin group
4. 1962 Jakarta
(Indonesia)
1. Philippines, 2. Japan 3. South Korea, 4. Thailand
5. Indonesia, 6. Hong Kong
Final round-robin group
5. 1966 Bangkok
(Thailand)
Israel - Thailand 90-42 South Korea - Japan 72-60 Israel - Japan 57-34
Thailand - South Korea 67-52
6. 1970 Bangkok
(Thailand)
1. South Korea, 2. Israel 3. Japan, 4. Taiwan
5. Philippines, 6. India
Final round-robin group
7. 1974 Tehran
(Iran)
Israel - South Korea 92-85 China - Philippines 102-89 Israel - Philippines 123-101
South Korea - China 119-114 (OT)
8. 1978 Bangkok
(Thailand)
1. China, 2. South Korea 3. North Korea, 4. Japan
5. Philippines, 6. Thailand
Final round-robin group
9. 1982 New Delhi
(India)
1. South Korea, 2. China 3. Japan, 4. Philippines
5. North Korea, 6. Kuwait
Final round-robin group
10. 1986 Seoul
(South Korea)
1. China, 2. South Korea 3. Philippines, 4. Jordan
5. Malaysia, 6. Japan
Round-robin group
11. 1990 Beijing
(China)
China - Philippines 90-76 South Korea - Japan 99-74 China - South Korea 92-88
Philippines - Japan 94-90
12. 1994 Hiroshima
(Japan)
China - South Korea 100-72 Japan - Philippines 79-76 China - Philippines 85-74
South Korea - Japan 101-63
13. 1998 Bangkok
(Thailand)
China - South Korea 112-92 Philippines - Kazakhstan 73-68 China - Philippines 82-73
South Korea - Kazakhstan 101-64
14. 2002 Busan
(South Korea)
South Korea - China 102-100 (OT) Kazakhstan - Philippines 68-66 South Korea - Philippines 69-68
China - Kazakhstan 131-62
15. 2006 Doha
(Qatar)
China - Qatar 59-44 Iran - Jordan 84-78 China - Jordan 86-58
Qatar - Iran 67-64
16. 2010 Guangzhou
(China)
China - South Korea 77-71 Iran - Japan 74-66 China - Iran 68-65
South Korea - Japan 55-51
17. 2014 Incheon
(South Korea)
South Korea - Iran 79-77 Japan - Kazakhstan 76-72 South Korea - Japan 71-63
Iran - Kazakhstan 80-78
18. 2018 Jakarta
(Indonesia)
China - Iran 84-72 South Korea - Chinese Taipei 89-81 China - Chinese Taipei 86-63
Iran - South Korea 80-68

Women's Tournaments

Editions

Edition Year Host Date Nations Matches Venues Cities
1. 1974 Tehran
(Iran)
3 - 14 September 1974 5 nations 9 matches 1 venues 1 cities
2. 1978 Bangkok
(Thailand)
10 - 19 December 1978 5 nations 10 matches 1 venues 1 cities
3. 1982 New Delhi
(India)
20 Nov - 2 Dec 1982 5 nations 10 matches 1 venues 1 cities
4. 1986 Seoul
(South Korea)
23 Sep - 2 Oct 1986 4 nations 6 matches 1 venues 1 cities
5. 1990 Beijing
(China)
23 Sep - 6 Oct 1990 6 nations 17 matches 1 venues 1 cities
6. 1994 Hiroshima
(Japan)
3 - 13 October 1994 6 nations 17 matches 1 venues 1 cities
7. 1998 Bangkok
(Thailand)
8 - 18 December 1998 7 nations 14 matches 1 venues 1 cities
8. 2002 Busan
(South Korea)
3 - 14 October 2002 6 nations 19 matches 2 venues 1 cities
9. 2006 Doha
(Qatar)
4 - 14 December 2006 6 nations 11 matches 1 venues 1 cities
10. 2010 Guangzhou
(China)
18 - 25 November 2010 7 nations 14 matches 2 venues 1 cities
11. 2014 Incheon
(South Korea)
23 Sep - 2 Oct 2014 11 nations 18 matches 2 venues 2 cities
12. 2018 Jakarta
(Indonesia)
15 Aug - 1 Sep 2018 10 nations 32 matches 2 venues 1 cities

Final positions

Edition Year Host Champions Runners-up Third place
1. 1974 Tehran
(Iran)
JAPAN South Korea China
2. 1978 Bangkok
(Thailand)
SOUTH KOREA China Japan
3. 1982 New Delhi
(India)
CHINA South Korea Japan
4. 1986 Seoul
(South Korea)
CHINA South Korea Japan
5. 1990 Beijing
(China)
SOUTH KOREA China Chinese Taipei
6. 1994 Hiroshima
(Japan)
SOUTH KOREA Japan China
7. 1998 Bangkok
(Thailand)
JAPAN China South Korea
8. 2002 Busan
(South Korea)
CHINA South Korea Chinese Taipei
9. 2006 Doha
(Qatar)
CHINA Chinese Taipei Japan
10. 2010 Guangzhou
(China)
CHINA South Korea Japan
11. 2014 Incheon
(South Korea)
SOUTH KOREA China Japan
12. 2018 Jakarta
(Indonesia)
CHINA Korea Japan

Results

Edition Year Host Final 3. place play-off Semi-finals
1. 1974 Tehran
(Iran)
1. Japan, 2. South Korea 3. China, 4. Iran
5. North Korea
Round-robin group
2. 1978 Bangkok
(Thailand)
1. South Korea, 2. China 3. Japan, 4. Thailand
5. Malaysia
Round-robin group
3. 1982 New Delhi
(India)
1. China, 2. South Korea 3. Japan, 4. North Korea
5. India
Round-robin group
4. 1986 Seoul
(South Korea)
1. China, 2. South Korea 3. Japan, 4. Malaysia Round-robin group
5. 1990 Beijing
(China)
South Korea - China 77-70 Chinese Taipei - Japan 90-71 Round group stage
1. & 2. go to final, 3. & 4. go to 3P match
6. 1994 Hiroshima
(Japan)
South Korea - Japan 77-76 China - Chinese Taipei 83-31 Round group stage
1. & 2. go to final, 3. & 4. go to 3P match
7. 1998 Bangkok
(Thailand)
Japan - China 93-69 South Korea - Chinese Taipei 92-76 Japan - Chinese Taipei 95-76
China - South Korea 80-73
8. 2002 Busan
(South Korea)
China - South Korea 80-76 Chinese Taipei - Japan 86-79 China - Japan 92-69
South Korea - Chinese Taipei 94-68
9. 2006 Doha
(Qatar)
China - Chinese Taipei 90-59 Japan - South Korea 74-70 China - South Korea 77-53
Chinese Taipei - Japan 70-59
10. 2010 Guangzhou
(China)
China - South Korea 70-64 Japan - Chinese Taipei 73-61 China - Chinese Taipei 84-58
South Korea - Japan 93-78
11. 2014 Incheon
(South Korea)
South Korea - China 70-64 Japan - Chinese Taipei 61-59 South Korea - Japan 58-53
China - Chinese Taipei 75-63
12. 2018 Jakarta
(Indonesia)
China - Korea 71-65 Japan - Chinese Taipei 76-63 China - Japan 86-74
Korea - Chinese Taipei 89-66

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