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18th Asian Games in pictures

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Actors perform during the opening ceremony for the 18th Asian Games in the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, Jakarta, Indonesia, on August 18, 2018. (Photo by AP)

A selection of photos from the first two days of the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang:

A South Korean player (C-in blue) tries to score as Iran players (in red) defend during the women's team Group B match between Iran and South Korea at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, on August 19, 2018. (Photo by AFP)
Indonesia's Vitorius Rafael Tolang (3-R) attempts a goal as Saudi Arabia's Abdullah Alhammad (C) tries to block during the men's handball preliminary group C match between Indonesia and Saudi Arabia at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, on August 17, 2018. (Photo by AFP)
Septian David Maulana (R) of Indonesia tussles for the ball with Ahmed Qatmish of Palestine during the 18th Asian Games soccer match at the Patriot Stadium in Bekasi, Indonesia, on August 15, 2018. (Photo by AFP)
South Korea's Ricardo Ratliffe (C) shoots to the net during the men's basketball preliminary Group A game between Indonesia and South Korea during the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, on August 14, 2018. (Photo by AFP)
Korea's team competes against Thailand's during their women team Taekwondo match at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, on August 19, 2018. (Photo by AP)
Japan's Keiko Yamagichi jumps with a sword during the Wushu Women's Jianshu games at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, on August 19, 2018. (Photo by AP)
Malaysia's Koh I Jie (L) competes against Kazakhstan's Dmitriy Alexanin during the men's individual epee fencing match at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, on August 18, 2018. (Photo by AP)
Nguyen Xuan Dinh of Vietnam wrestles with Lee Seung Chull of South Korea during the Men's Freestyle 65 kg Qualifications at the Assembly Hall in Jakarta, Indonesia, on August 19, 2018. (Photo by Reuters)
Japan's Ryuta Arakawa competes during the Men's Single Sculls Heat 1 at the 18th Asian Games in Palembang, Indonesia, on August 19, 2018. (Photo by AP)
Japan's Day Seto competes during his heat of the men's 200m butterfly swimming competition at 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, on August 19, 2018. (Photo by AP)

 


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