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The 2014 Asian Games, officially known as the XVII Asiad.
ASIAD XVII – multi-sport event held in Incheon, South Korea from 19th September to 4th October, 2014.
A total of 439 events in 36 sports and disciplines
45 Nations participated
9,501 Athletes were a Part of ASIAD XVII
“Diversity Shines Here” is the official slogan of the Games.
It represents the significance of Asia’s wonderful diversity in history, cultures and religions.
The cost of the Games was estimated at approximately US$1.62 billion; with the Korean government and Incheon government covering 19% and 78.9% respectively.
“Gangnam Style” singer Psy performed at the Incheon Asian Games opening ceremony.
Indonesia’s capital Jakarta will host the 18th Asian Games in 2018.