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What was the first Asian country to host the Olympics?
First Asian Olympic Host 1940 summer Olympic games held in Tokyo, Japan. Cancelled due to WWII 1940 winter Olympic games held in Sapparo Japan. Cancelled due to WWII 1964 summer Olympic games held in Tokyo, Japan. 1972 winter Olympic games held in Sapparo, Japan.
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First Asian Country to Host the Olympics The first Asian country to host the Olympic Games was Japan, Tokyo, it was the 18th edition in 1964.
Athens in 1896 was the first summer Olympics.
Tokyo, Japan in 1964.
Japan and South Korea.
Athens 1896 (not counting Olimpia some 2000 years ago)
the first modern Olympic games was held in Athens in 8196
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Greece, 800 BC,
One athlete from India competed at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris, France, thereby being the nation's first appearance at the modern Olympic Games. Olympic historians… tend to separate Indian results from British ones despite India's lack of independence, in a similar manner to the separation of results of competitors from Australia before 1901. One athlete, Norman Pritchard, represented India in 1900.
1 ... that being Japan who hosted the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo and the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano.
In Asian Games
India hosted the first Asian games.
31964 Tokyo, Japan1988 Seoul, South Korea2008 Beijing, China
The first Olympic Games were held in Greece.