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2022 ASEAN Para Games: Schedule, Venues, Sports, Participated Countries, and More



2022 ASEAN Para Games 11

The 11th ASEAN Para Games 2022 is an impending biennial multi-sport event for athletes with disabilities to be held from 30 July to 6 August 2022 in Solo – Central Java Indonesia. Taken part by 2,309 participants comprising 1,648 athletes and 661 officials from 11 countries in Southeast Asia (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor Leste, and Vietnam).

The 2022 ASEAN Para Games, officially known as the 11th ASEAN Para Games, and generally known as Surakarta 2022, is an impending biannual multi-sport event for athletes with physical disabilities to be held from 30 July to 6 August 2022 in Surakarta, Indonesia. Participants are normal from 11 countries in Southeast Asia. The games are patterned after the Paralympics.

Initially set to be hosted by Vietnam in 2021, the Games were first dropped because of the COVID-19 pandemic in Vietnam prior to hosting rights being moved to Indonesia. It is additionally initially scheduled from 23 to 30 July 2022, later moved from 30 July to 6 August 2022.

Wheelchair Basketball will be one of the fourteen sports occurring at the 11th ASEAN Para Games which will be held in fourteen venues around the cities of Solo, Karanganyar, Sukoharjo, and Semarang.

Indonesia volunteered in as the host after the cancellation of the 2019 ASEAN Para Games in the Philippines and the withdrawal of Vietnam as the host of the 2022 ASEAN Para Games. Solo was picked on the grounds that it is known as a disability-friendly city, as a part of the inclusive city concept.

ASEAN Para Games 11 was initially scheduled to be held in Vietnam in 2021, yet because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year the hosting privileges were moved to Indonesia. Presently, the host country is rushing to finish the things connected with infrastructure and organization, the event will officially happen from July 30 to August 6, 2022.

After the opening ceremony of the ASEAN Para Games 2022 on July 30, 1,648 athletes from 11 countries will enter the competition

1,648 athletes from 11 countries in Southeast Asia will contend in 14 sports of the Games, including athletics, swimming, weightlifting, badminton, table tennis, chess, Judo, and archery.

The competitions at the ASEAN Para Games 2022 will be held in 3 locations in Indonesia. Of these, 12 are held in Surakarta, 1 in Karanganyar, and the other in Semarang.

At the last Games (2017), the Indonesian sports team dominated in front of the rest of the competition in the group with 126 gold medals, 75 silver medals, and 50 bronze medals. Malaysia and Thailand ranked second and third respectively. The Vietnamese delegation ranked fourth with 40 gold medals, 61 silver medals, and 60 bronze medals.

The Vietnamese disabled sports delegation going to the 11 ASEAN Para Games in Indonesia incorporates 153 individuals, including 15 officials, 18 coaches, and 120 athletes.

The flag raising ceremony of ASEAN Para Games 11 will occur on July 29 and the opening ceremony of the Games will be hung on July 30 in the Surakarta province, Indonesia.

2022 ASEAN Para Games 11: Venues

Practically all of the 2022 ASEAN Para Games are held in Greater Solo (12 in Surakarta, 1 in Karanganyar). Initially, swimming additionally will be held in Karanganyar, yet later moved to Semarang due to lack of preparation.

CityCompetition VenueSports
SurakartaManahan Sports Complex
Manahan StadiumAthletics
Manahan tennis courtWheelchair tennis
Sebelas Maret University (UNS Solo)
UNS Sports HallGoalball
UNS Sports Hall, Faculty of SportsBoccia
UNS StadiumFootball 7-a-side
Edutorium Muhammadiyah University of SurakartaBadminton
Lorin HotelChess
Solo Paragon HotelPowerlifting
Solo Techno ParkTable tennis
Kota Barat FieldArchery
Tirtonadi Convention HallJudo
Sritex Arena Sports HallWheelchair basketball
KaranganyarTunas Pembangunan University (UTP) Sports HallSitting volleyball
SemarangJatidiri Sports ComplexSwimming

2022 ASEAN Para Games 11: Participating countries

Each of the 11 members of the ASEAN Para Sports Federation (APSF) is supposed to participate in the 2022 ASEAN para Games.

  • Brunei (15)
  • Cambodia (113)
  • Indonesia (321) (Host)
  • Laos (37)
  • Malaysia (89)
  • Myanmar (69)
  • Philippines (144)
  • Singapore (44)
  • Thailand (312)
  • Timor-Leste (15)
  • Vietnam (126)

2022 ASEAN Para Games 11: Sports

The ASEAN Para Sports Federation in December 2021 consented to sort out events for 11 sports for the 2021 Para Games then, at that point, scheduled to be hosted in Vietnam. CP football, cycling, sitting volleyball, and wheelchair basketball were proposed yet were not added to the calendar because of “economic reasons and difficulties in preparing venues and facilities”. At the point when Indonesia was named the new host, everything except cycling was proposed to be added to the calendar.

  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Wheelchair badminton
  • Boccia
  • Chess
  • Football 7-a-side
  • Goalball
  • Judo
  • Powerlifting
  • Sitting volleyball
  • Swimming
  • Table tennis
  • Wheelchair basketball
  • Wheelchair tennis

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