The SEA Games By Numbers

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 Here are some factoids that you can use to wow your friends (well, if they like sport as much as you do)


7,000 athletes will take part throughout the 12 day event.

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28th time the games have been held. The first event was held in December 1959 in Bangkok. It occurs every two years.

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6 times Thailand has been the host – making them the top of the leader chart for hosting

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36 different sports will be showcased at the games. Previous games have seen bodybuilding, chess and paragliding as part of the line up.

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11 countries will be taking part including Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste and Vietnam

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