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2010 Asian Games

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XVI Asian Games
Host city Guangzhou, China
Motto Thrilling Games, Harmonious Asia
Nations participating 45
Athletes participating 9,704
Events 476 in 42 sports
Opening ceremony 12 November
Closing ceremony 27 November
Officially opened by Wen Jiabao
Athlete's Oath Fu Haifeng
Judge's Oath Yan Ninan
Torch Lighter He Chong
Main Stadium Guangdong Olympic Stadium

The 2010 Asian Games was a many-sport event held in Guangzhou, China from November 12 to November 27, 2010. This was the second time that any Chinese city had hosted the Games, after Beijing in 1990. A total of 9,704 athletes from 45 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) competed in 476 events from 42 sports and disciplines, making it the biggest event in the history of Asian Games.