17th Asian Games in full swing


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17th Asian Games in full swing

It was a ‘Gangnam-style’ party as South Korea welcomed Asia to the 17th edition of the Asian Games, the regional competition that draws the continent’s best athletes for 15 days of sporting and celebration. South Korean President Park Geun-Hye opened the Incheon Games at a glittering, K-pop-inspired event Friday, September 19, with the delegation from their bitter political rival North Korea getting an unexpectedly warm welcome. The 17th Asiad includes the full Olympic program plus Asian favorites like kabaddi and wushu, making for a packed schedule of 36 sports with 439 gold medals on offer. 

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