1989 Southeast Asian Games

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15th Southeast Asian Games
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Theme: "Kini Saatnya"
Nations participating 9
Athletes participating 3160 (including officials)
Events --- in 24 sports
Opening ceremony August 20, 1989
Closing ceremony August 31, 1989
Officially opened by Sultan Azlan Shah
9th Yang di-Pertuan Agong
Ceremony venue Stadium Merdeka

The 15th Southeast Asian Games were held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 20 August - 31 August 1989. It was officially opened by 9th Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Azlan Shah. Although Cambodia did not participate, Laos returned to compete for the first time under the new federation name in this edition of the games. A unified Vietnam first participated in the SEA Games in 1989 as well.

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  • Gasing

Mascot[edit]

Johan, the turtle is among the mascots of the 1989 SEAGames.

Venues[edit]

  • Stadium Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur—Opening/Closing ceremony,
  • Stadium Negara --
  • Cheras Aquatic Centre—Swimming
  • Cheras Veledrome—Track cycling
  • Subang Shooting Range—Shooting
  • BSN Stadium, Bangi --
  • Kent Bowl, Asiajaya, Petaling Jaya—Tenpin bowling

Corporate sponsors[edit]

Medal count[edit]

      Host nation

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Indonesia 102 78 70 250
2  Malaysia 67 58 75 200
3  Thailand 62 63 66 191
4  Singapore 32 38 47 117
5  Philippines 26 37 64 127
6  Myanmar 10 14 20 44
7  Vietnam 3 11 5 19
8  Brunei 1 2 4 7
9  Laos 0 1 0 1
Total 303 302 351 956

Filipino Swimmer Eric Buhain was named as the Athlete of the Games for this edition.

Sports[edit]

References[edit]


Preceded by
1987
Jakarta, Indonesia
Southeast Asian Games Succeeded by
1991
Manila, Philippines


1989 SEA Games Athletic Results Partial