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Vietnam's Hanoi to host 2019 Asian Games

November 08, 2012 17:06 IST

Hanoi has been chosen as the host city for the 2019 Asian Games, the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) said on Thursday.

The Vietnamese capital, which hosted the 2003 Southeast Asian Games and the 2009 Asian Indoor Games, beat Indonesia's Surabaya for the right to stage the 18th edition of the event after Dubai pulled out at the last minute.

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