The 2002 Asian Games (Korean: 2002년 아시아 경기대회, romanized: Icheoni-nyeon Asia gyeonggi daehoe), also known as the XIV Asian Games (Korean: 제14회 아시아 경기대회, romanized: Jesipsahoe Asia gyeonggi daehoe), were an international multi-sport event held in Busan, South Korea from September 29 to October 14, 2002 with the football event commenced 2 days before the opening ceremony.

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  • The 2002 Asian Games (Korean: 2002년 아시아 경기대회, romanized: Icheoni-nyeon Asia gyeonggi daehoe), also known as the XIV Asian Games (Korean: 제14회 아시아 경기대회, romanized: Jesipsahoe Asia gyeonggi daehoe), were an international multi-sport event held in Busan, South Korea from September 29 to October 14, 2002 with the football event commenced 2 days before the opening ceremony. Busan is the second city in South Korea, after Seoul in 1986 to host the Games. This was the second time South Korea hosted the event. A total of 419 events in 38 sports were contested by 7,711 athletes from 44 countries. The Games were also co-hosted by its four neighbouring cities: Ulsan, Changwon, Masan and Yangsan. It was opened by President of South Korea, Kim Dae-jung, at the Busan Asiad Main Stadium. The final medal tally was led by China, followed by host South Korea and Japan. South Korea set a new record with 95 gold medals. 22 world records, 43 Asian records were broken during the Games. In addition, Japanese Swimming Kosuke Kitajima was announced as the most valuable player (MVP) of the Games. (en)
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  • The 2002 Asian Games (Korean: 2002년 아시아 경기대회, romanized: Icheoni-nyeon Asia gyeonggi daehoe), also known as the XIV Asian Games (Korean: 제14회 아시아 경기대회, romanized: Jesipsahoe Asia gyeonggi daehoe), were an international multi-sport event held in Busan, South Korea from September 29 to October 14, 2002 with the football event commenced 2 days before the opening ceremony. (en)
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