1981 Southeast Asian Games

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11th Southeast Asian Games
11th Southeast Asian Games
Theme: ""
Nations participating 7
Athletes participating over 2000 (including officials)
Events --- in 18 sports
Duration {{{Duration}}}
Officially opened by Ferdinand Marcos
President of the Philippines
Torch lighter Benjamin Silva-Netto
Ceremony venue Rizal Memorial Stadium

The 11th Southeast Asian Games were held in Manila, Philippines from December 6,1981 to December 15, 1981. This was the first time that the Philippines hosted the Games since its first participation in 1977. The event was officially opened by President Ferdinand Marcos and the cauldron was lit by Benjamin Silva-Netto. The colorful opening ceremony was held in the Rizal Memorial Stadium in Manila. A new football stadium and indoor arena was built in Pasig named the University of Life Track & Field and Arena or the ULTRA, now called the PhilSports Arena. The adjacent apartments were used as the athlete's quarters and was converted into a BLISS housing project of First Lady Imelda Marcos.

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Medal count

(Host nation highlighted.)

Position Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Flag of Indonesia (bordered).png Indonesia 85 73 56 214
2 Flag of Thailand.png Thailand 62 45 41 148
3 Flag of the Philippines.png Philippines 55 55 77 187
4 Flag of Malaysia.png Malaysia 16 27 31 74
5 Flag of Myanmar.png Burma 15 19 27 61
6 Flag of Singapore.png Singapore 12 26 33 71
7 Flag of Brunei.png Brunei[1] 0 0 0 0

[1]Brunei was a British colony at that time.

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References


Preceded by
1979
Jakarta, Indonesia
Southeast Asian Games Succeeded by
1983
Singapore
Southeast Asian Peninsular Games
Thailand 1959 | Burma 1961 | Cambodia 1963¹ | Malaysia 1965 | Thailand 1967
Burma 1969 | Malaysia 1971 | Singapore 1973 | Thailand 1975
Southeast Asian Games
Malaysia 1977 | Indonesia 1979 | Philippines 1981 | Singapore 1983 | Thailand 1985
Indonesia 1987 | Malaysia 1989 | Philippines 1991 | Singapore 1993 | Thailand 1995 | Indonesia 1997 | Brunei Darussalam 1999 | Malaysia 2001 | Vietnam 2003 | Philippines 2005 | Thailand 2007 | Laos 2009 | Indonesia 2011 | Singapore 2013 | Malaysia 2015 | Brunei 2017 | Philippines 2019
¹Cancelled as host pulled out.
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