Indonesia to Reap Benefits from Asian Games 2018
The 2018 Asian Games officially kicked off on the 18th of August 2018 led by a marvelous opening ceremony held in Gelora Bung Karno Stadium by numerous Indonesian artists and dancers, including a special short introduction by Indonesian president Joko Widodo which stole the show. The 2018 Asian Games will be held from the 18th of August until the 2nd of September in Jakarta and Palembang.
The Asian Games is known as a multisport event held once every four years, where athletes from all Asian countries are eligible to participate. Known for a fact, the Asian Games is considered as the second biggest multisport event right after the Olympics. The Asian Games was established after the World War II, when many Asian countries gained independence. The first ever Asian Games was held in New Delhi in the year 1951. Out of 17 Asian Games events, China has been tagged as the winners 9 times, meanwhile Japan 8 times, with the next Asian Games winner to be determined.