The South Asian Games 2019 will be the 13th edition starting from 1st December to 10th December with seven countries from South Asia to take part in 27 games. The tournament will be held in Pokhara and Kathmandu. The first South Asian Games event was hosted by Nepal in 1984.
South Asian Games 2019 Venue
The host country for the 13th edition of South Asian Games will be Nepal. The event will begin on 1st December 2019 in Pokhara, with the closing ceremony on 10th December 2019. Pokhara Rangasala will be hosting the men’s football, which will have the capacity of approximately 20,000 people.
Countries Participating in South Asian Games 2019
In total 7 nations are participating which include:-
India in South Asian Games 2019
India will not be participating in 5 out of 27 games in South Asian Games 2019. These sports include Archery, weightlifting, Golf, Karate and Cricket.
Sports at South Asian Games 2019
|Athletics||Football||Basketball ( 3 * 3)||Triathlon|
Frequently Asked Questions
Where will South Asian Games 2019 be held?
South Asian Games 2019 will be held in Kathmandu and Pokhara, Nepal. Men's Football will be held in Dasarath Rangasala Stadium, Pokhara.
Which games will be held in 2019 South Asian Games?
Archery, Athletics, Basketball, Badminton, Boxing, Cricket, Fencing, Football, Golf, Handball, Judo, Kabaddi, Karate, Kho-Kho, Shooting, Squash, Swimming, Table tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Triathlon, Volleyball, Beach Volleyball, Weightlifting, Wrestling and Wushu are the games that will be held for South Asian Games in 2019
Which country hosted the last edition of South Asian Games?
The host country for the last edition of South Asian Games was India. The event was held in Guwahati and Shilong, in 2016.
Who won the highest gold medals in South Asian Games in 2016?
India had won the most number of Gold Medals which is 188 along with most number of aggregate medals in South Asian Games 2016