Which Countries Collect Most Medals since 1st SEA Games?
The 29th SEA Games returned to the Malaysia's Bukit Jalil in a blaze of colour, light and fireworks as Kuala Lumpur welcomed 4,900 of the region's best athletes after a lapse of 16 years.
The King Sultan Muhammad V on Aug 19 officially declared the 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games (KL2017) open at the National Stadium.
Going into the opening ceremony of the biennial extravaganza that carries the theme, 'Rising Together', Seasia would love to bring our reader's attention to the medal tally that has been recorded by each participating nations since 1975.
Would you keen and interested to know?
With reference to the official data of the Olympic Council of Asia, here's the all-time media tally since 1975, the year where SEA Games changed from its origins as the South East Asian Peninsula Games or SEAP Games:
The 29th edition in Kuala Lumpur until Aug 30 gathers some 4,900 athletes from 11 countries with at stake, 404 gold medals are all ready to be snatched in 38 sports, with ice skating, ice hockey, indoor hockey and cricket being held for the first time.
Which contingent will win this time? Prediction?
Show your highest support to all athletes, people! Let's help the boys and girls to get more gold!
Source: BERNAMA | ocasia.org