Asian Games 2022: Oceania athletes to compete in Hangzhou, China next year and will receive ‘honorary medals’

More than 300 athletes from Oceania countries have been given the chance to compete at next year’s 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China in September.The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) announced the unprecedented move at its 40th general assembly in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday. The OCA’s director general Husain Al Musallam said athletes from Oceania who finish in the top three of an event will receive “honorary medals” that will not be counted in the final medal tallies.The Oceania region…


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