1959 Southeast Asian Peninsular Games

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1st Southeast Asian Peninsular Games
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Theme: ""
Host city Bangkok, Thailand
Nations participating 6
Athletes participating 800 (including 200 officials)
Events --- in 12 sports
Opening ceremony December 12, 1959
Closing ceremony December 17, 1959
Officially opened by King Bhumibol Adulyadej
King of Thailand
Ceremony venue Suphachalasai Stadium

The 1st Southeast Asian Peninsular Games were held in Bangkok, Thailand from 12 December - 17 December 1959. Cambodia, one of the six founding members of the SEAP Games Federation, did not compete in the inaugural SEAP Games.

Medal count[edit]

      Host nation

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Thailand (THA) 35 26 15 76
2  Burma (BIR) 11 15 14 40
3  Malaya (MAL) 8 15 11 34
4  Singapore (SIN) 8 7 18 33
5  Vietnam (VIE) 5 5 6 16
6  Laos (LAO) 0 0 2 2
Total 67 68 66 201

¹ - Singapore was a self-governing British colony at that time.

Sports[edit]

References[edit]


Preceded by
not available
Southeast Asian Games Succeeded by
1961
Rangoon, Burma