1997 Southeast Asian Games

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19th Southeast Asian Games
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Nations participating 10
Athletes participating 6007 (including officials)
Events 490 in 36 sports
Opening ceremony October 11, 1997
Closing ceremony October 19, 1997
Officially opened by Suharto
President of Indonesia
Athlete's Oath Dedeh Herawati
Torch Lighter Rini Budiarti
Ceremony venue Gelora Senayan Stadium

The 19th Southeast Asian Games were held in Jakarta, Indonesia from 11 October to 19 October 1997. It was opened by President of Indonesia Suharto. The Games featured 36 sports in 490 events.

Mascot[edit]

1997 sea games mascot.png Hanuman, a character in the Ramayana epic, was the official mascot of the 1997 Southeast Asian Games.

Medal count[edit]

(Host nation highlighted.)

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Indonesia 194 101 115 410
2  Thailand 83 97 78 258
3  Malaysia 55 68 75 198
4  Philippines 43 57 109 209
5  Vietnam 35 48 50 133
6  Singapore 30 26 50 106
7  Myanmar 8 34 44 86
8  Brunei 0 2 8 10
9  Laos 0 0 7 7
10  Cambodia 0 0 6 6

Sports[edit]

Broadcast[edit]

SEA Games XIX 1997 Are Broadcast By Indonesian National TV Station, TVRI, RCTI, SCTV, TPI, ANTeve & Indosiar since 11-19 October 1997

Sponsorships[edit]

References[edit]


Preceded by
1995
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Southeast Asian Games Succeeded by
1999
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam