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About 63% people said Hockey was introduced in the Asian Games in 1958 in Tokyo, says lenseye Online Poll.

3rd_asiad-02 May 10, 2015 :: About 63% people said Hockey was introduced in the Asian Games in 1958 in Tokyo, 16% said 1962 in Jakarta, whereas 11% 1966 in Bangkok & 10% voted for 1970 in Bangkok. The Question of the Weekly Poll was Hockey was introduced in the Asian Games in?
The Nominees were : 1958 in Tokyo, 1962 in Jakarta, 1966 in Bangkok, 1970 in Bangkok

1958 Asian Games

The 1958 Asian Games, officially the Third Asian Games and commonly known as Tokyo 1958, was a multi-sport event held in Tokyo, Japan, from 24 May to 1 June 1958. It was governed by the Asian Games Federation. A total of 1,820 athletes representing 20 Asian National Olympic Committees (NOCs) participated in the Games. The program featured competitions in 13 different sports encompassing 97 events, including four non-Olympic sports, judo, table tennis, tennis and volleyball. Four of these competition sports – Field hockey, table tennis, tennis and volleyball – were introduced for the first time in the Asian Games.

Tokyo would go on to host the 1964 Summer Olympics and will host again in 2020.

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