1979 Southeast Asian Games

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10th Southeast Asian Games
1979 Southeast Asian Games (emblem).png
Theme: ""
Host city Jakarta, Indonesia
Nations participating 7
Events --- in 16 sports
Opening ceremony September 21, 1979
Closing ceremony September 30, 1979
Officially opened by Suharto
President of Indonesia
Ceremony venue Gelora Senayan Stadium

The 10th (X) Southeast Asian Games were held in Jakarta, Indonesia from 21–30 September 1979. It was the first time that Indonesia hosted the biennial sports carnival. The colorful opening and closing ceremonies were held at Senayan Sports Stadium in Jakarta and was officially opened by President Suharto.

Medal count[edit]

      Host nation

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1.  Indonesia 92 78 52 222
2.  Thailand 50 46 29 125
3.  Burma 26 26 24 76
4.  Philippines 24 31 38 93
5.  Malaysia 19 23 39 81
6.  Singapore 16 20 36 72
7.  Brunei1 0 1 0 1
Total 227 225 218 670

1Brunei was a British colony at that time.

Sports[edit]

References[edit]


Preceded by
1977
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Southeast Asian Games Succeeded by
1981
Manila, Philippines