The opening ceremony of the 16th Asian Games (29 photos)
November 12 in the Chinese city of Guangzhou held a colorful opening ceremony of the 16th Asian Games. The most ambitious in the history of the Asian Games started and will last until November 27. In the Games, preparations for which took six years, will be attended by about 10 thousand. Athletes from 45 countries and regions in Asia will compete for 463 sets of medals in 42 sports.