A theatre of achieve­ment!

Sportstar - - ASIAN GAMES GREAT MOMENTS -

Thanks to the diver­sity and the over­whelm­ing num­ber of dis­ci­plines, the Asian Games of­fers a plethora of in­cred­i­ble mo­ments. It is a sub­jec­tive choice, and quite a ran­dom one at that, as we take glimpses of stel­lar per­for­mances over a pe­riod of seven decades.

THE HINDU PHOTO LI­BRARY

The be­gin­ning: The first Asian Games flag be­ing dis­played in New Delhi on March 11, 1951. The 11 rings rep­re­sent the num­ber of na­tions that took part. It has been ‘Ever On­ward’ ever since with more than 40 na­tions in the fray.

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