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1987 South Asian Games

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1987 South Asian Games

III South Asian Games
Host city Kolkata, India
Nations participating 7
Events 10 Sports
Officially opened by R. Venkataraman

The 1987 South Asian Games, officially the 3rd South Asian Federation Games were a multi-sport event, held in Kolkata, India in 1987.[1] It was the largest sporting event ever to be held in Kolkata, and West Bengal as a whole. This was also the first time when India hosted these Games. India would host the Games one more in 1995.

A total of 10 disciplinees were contested in these Games. India was the major medal winner at these events, garnering approximately 43% of all the medals. Seven nations participated in these Games.

Medal tally

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  India 91 45 19 155
2  Pakistan 16 39 14 66
3  Sri Lanka 4 7 23 34
4  Bangladesh 3 20 31 54
5    Nepal 2 7 33 42
6  Bhutan 0 1 5 6
7  Maldives 0 0 0 0


  1. ^ 3rd South Asian Federation Games 1987 (Calcutta, India) at
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