His Royal Highness Prince Hj
Sufri Bolkiah (2nd R), Honorary Life
President of SEAGF and the
President of the Brunei Darussalam
National Olympic Council (BNOC)
President, in attendance during the
SEAGF Council Meeting in
Naypyitaw, Myanmar. Picture: BT
A total of 460 gold, 460 silver and 637 bronze medals are up for grabs at the 27th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games from December 11-22 in Myanmar
This was confirmed after the SEA Games Federation (SEAGF) Council meeting on January 29 in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, which was attended by His Royal Highness Prince Hj Sufri Bolkiah, Honorary Life President of SEAGF and the President of the Brunei Darussalam National Olympic Council (BNOC) President.
Three cities Yangon, Mandalay and Naypyitaw are the proposed venues for the biennial competition.
A total of 33 sports will be contested at this year's edition. Category 1 (compulsory sports) are athletics (track and field, walk and marathon) and aquatics (swimming and diving).
Category 2 (Olympic and Asian Games) are made up of archery, badminton, billiards and snooker, boxing, basketball, canoeing, cycling, equestrian, football, futsal, golf, hockey, judo, karatedo, rowing, sepak takraw, shooting, sailing, table tennis, taekwando, volleyball, weightlifting, wrestling and wushu.
Body building, traditional boat race, chess, pencak silat, vovinam, petanque, muay thai and shorinji kempo are under Category 3 (other sports).
Courtesy from Brunei Times