Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games

Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games
Abbreviation AIMAG
First event 2013 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Incheon, South Korea
Occur every four years
Last event 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

The Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, also known as AIMAG, is a pancontinental multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia, after the merger of the Asian Indoor Games and the Asian Martial Arts Games. The Games have been organized by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA). The Games are described as the second largest Asian multi-sport event after the Asian Games.

In its history, two nations have hosted the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games. Sixty-two nations from Asia and Oceania have participated in the Games.

The last Games was held in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan from 17–27 September 2017.

Participating nations

All 45 countries whose National Olympic Committee is recognized by the Olympic Council of Asia and 18 countries whose National Olympic Committee is recognized by the Oceania National Olympic Committees.




List of Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games

Host cities of the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games
Edition Year Host City Host Nation Opened by Start Date End Date Nations Competitors Sports Events Top Placed Team Ref.
Asian Indoor Games
I 2005 Bangkok  Thailand Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn 12 November 19 November 45 2,343 9 120  China (CHN) [1]
II 2007 Macau  Macau Chief Executive Edmund Ho 26 October 3 November 44 2,476 17 171  China (CHN) [2]
III 2009 Hanoi  Vietnam President Nguyễn Minh Triết 30 October 8 November 43 2,396 15 242  China (CHN) [3]
Asian Martial Arts Games
I 2009 Bangkok  Thailand Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn 1 August 9 August 40 810 9 109  Thailand (THA) [4]
Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games
IV 2013 Incheon  South Korea Prime Minister Chung Hong-won 29 June 6 July 43 1,652 12 100  China (CHN) [5]
V 2017 Ashgabat  Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow 17 September 27 September 63 4,012 21 341  Turkmenistan (TKM) [6]
VI 2021 To be determined To be determined Future event


3-on-3 basketball2009, 2017
Aerobic gymnastics2005–2009
Belt wrestling2017
Board gamesSince 2007
BowlingSince 2007
Boxing2009 only
Cue sportsSince 2007
Cycling2005–2007, 2017
Dragon and lion dance2007–2009
Electronic sports2007–2013
Equestrian2017 only
Extreme sports2005–2007
Indoor archery2009 only
Indoor athletics2005–2009, 2017
Indoor hockey2007 only
Judo2009 (M) only
Ju-jitsu2009 (M), 2017
Indoor kabaddi2009–2013
Kabaddi2007 only
Karate2009 (M) only
Kickboxing2009 (M), since 2009
Kurash2009 (M), since 2009
MuaythaiAll, 2009 (M)
Pencak silat2009 (M), 2009 only
Pétanque2009 only
Powerlifting2017 only
Sambo2017 only
Sepak takraw2005–2009
Short course swimmingAll
Shuttlecock2009 only
Sport climbing2005–2007
Taekwondo2009 (M), 2017 only
Tennis2017 only
Vovinam2009 only
Wrestling2017 only
Wushu2009 (M), 2009 only

All-time AIG, AMAG and AIMAG medal table

1 China (CHN)20411996419
2 Thailand (THA)108106145359
3 Kazakhstan (KAZ)10392110305
4 Turkmenistan (TKM)927589256
5 South Korea (KOR)777976232
6 Vietnam (VIE)726286220
7 Iran (IRI)635385201
8 Hong Kong (HKG)464460150
9 Uzbekistan (UZB)4460110214
10 India (IND)344085159
11 Japan (JPN)332947109
12 Chinese Taipei (TPE)282959116
13 Indonesia (INA)17174377
14 Kyrgyzstan (KGZ)14234279
15 Qatar (QAT)12121135
16 Saudi Arabia (KSA)109423
17 United Arab Emirates (UAE)1051429
18 Philippines (PHI)8263569
19 Macau (MAC)8141638
20 Mongolia (MGL)7172953
21 Iraq (IRQ)7112240
22 Malaysia (MAS)6131938
23 Jordan (JOR)5113248
24 Pakistan (PAK)572133
25 Laos (LAO)4183052
26 Tajikistan (TJK)4173556
27 Singapore (SGP)4171940
28 Bahrain (BRN)44513
29 Afghanistan (AFG)352331
30 Syria (SYR)331218
31 Independent Olympic Athletes (AOI)24511
32 Kuwait (KUW)191424
33 Sri Lanka (SRI)15511
34 Cambodia (CAM)14712
35 Lebanon (LBN)111113
36 Fiji (FIJ)1102
37 Myanmar (MYA)0347
38 Marshall Islands (MHL)0101
39 Australia (AUS)0022
 Bangladesh (BAN)0022
 North Korea (PRK)0022
42 Bhutan (BHU)0011
 Nepal (NEP)0011
 Oman (OMA)0011
 Palestine (PLE)0011
 Samoa (SAM)0011
Totals (46 nations)1042104515173604


  1. "1st AIG Bangkok 2005". OCA. Retrieved 12 November 2005.
  2. "2nd AIG Macau 2007". OCA. Retrieved 26 October 2007.
  3. "3rd AIG Hanoi 2009". OCA. Retrieved 30 October 2009.
  4. "1st AMAG Bangkok 2009". OCA. Retrieved 1 August 2009.
  5. "4th AIMAG Incheon 2013". OCA. Retrieved 29 June 2013.
  6. "5th AIMAG Ashgabat 2017". OCA. Retrieved 17 September 2017.
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