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1966 Asian Games

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The 1966 Asian Games, also known as the V Asiad, was a multi-sport event which was held from December 9 to 20, 1966, in Bangkok, Thailand. [1]

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Asian Games

The Asian Games, also known as Asiad, is a continental multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia.

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Bangkok

Bangkok is the capital and most populous city of the Kingdom of Thailand.

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Bhumibol Adulyadej

Bhumibol Adulyadej (ภูมิพลอดุลยเดช;;; see full title below; 5 December 1927 – 13 October 2016), conferred with the title King Bhumibol the Great in 1987, was the ninth monarch of Thailand from the Chakri dynasty as Rama IX.

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Chulalongkorn University

Chulalongkorn University (จุฬาลงกรณ์มหาวิทยาลัย), abbreviated either CU or Chula (จุฬาฯ), is a public and autonomous research university in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Indonesia

Indonesia (or; Indonesian), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Republik Indonesia), is a transcontinental unitary sovereign state located mainly in Southeast Asia, with some territories in Oceania.

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Indoor Stadium Huamark

Indoor Stadium Huamark is an indoor sporting arena, located in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Israel

Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.

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Monarchy of Thailand

The monarchy of Thailand (whose monarch is referred to as the King of Thailand or historically as the King of Siam; พระมหากษัตริย์ไทย) refers to the constitutional monarchy and monarch of the Kingdom of Thailand (formerly Siam). The King of Thailand is the head of state and head of the ruling Royal House of Chakri. Although the current Chakri Dynasty was created in 1782, the existence of the institution of monarchy in Thailand is traditionally considered to have its roots from the founding of the Sukhothai Kingdom in 1238, with a brief interregnum from the death of Ekkathat to the accession of Taksin in the 18th century. The institution was transformed into a constitutional monarchy in 1932 after the bloodless Siamese Revolution of 1932. The monarchy's official ceremonial residence is the Grand Palace in Bangkok, while the private residence has been at the Dusit Palace. The King of Thailand's titles include Head of State, Head of the Royal Thai Armed Forces, Adherent of Buddhism and Upholder of religions.

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Multi-sport event

A multi-sport event is an organized sporting event, often held over multiple days, featuring competition in many different sports among organized teams of athletes from (mostly) nation-states.

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National Stadium (Thailand)

The National Stadium of Thailand (สนามกีฬาแห่งชาติ or กรีฑาสถานแห่งชาติ) is a sports complex located in Pathum Wan District, Bangkok.

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Sport

Sport (British English) or sports (American English) includes all forms of competitive physical activity or games which, through casual or organised participation, aim to use, maintain or improve physical ability and skills while providing enjoyment to participants, and in some cases, entertainment for spectators.

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Taiwan

Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.

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Thailand

Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand and formerly known as Siam, is a unitary state at the center of the Southeast Asian Indochinese peninsula composed of 76 provinces.

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Thammasat University

Thammasat University (มหาวิทยาลัยธรรมศาสตร์) (TU) (ม.), is a public research university in Thailand with campuses in Ta Prachan near the Grand Palace in the heart of Bangkok Old City (also known as Rattanakosin), in Rangsit which is 42 kilometers north of Bangkok, in Pattaya, a popular seaside district in the Eastern Seaboard, and in Lampang Province near Chiang Mai.

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Volleyball

Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net.

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1962 Asian Games

The 1962 Asian Games (Pesta Olahraga Asia 1962), were held from August 24, 1962 to September 4, 1962, in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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1970 Asian Games

The 6th Asian Games were held from December 9 to 20, 1970, in Bangkok, Thailand.

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5th Asian Games.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1966_Asian_Games

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