2001 Southeast Asian Games

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21st Southeast Asian Games
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Nations participating 10
Athletes participating 6007 (including officials)
Events 490 in 36 sports
Opening ceremony September 8, 2001
Closing ceremony September 17, 2001
Officially opened by Sultan Salahuddin
Yang di-Pertuan Agong
Officially closed by Mahathir Mohamad
Athlete's Oath Dedeh Herawati
Ceremony venue Bukit Jalil National Stadium

The 21st Southeast Asian Games were held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 8 September - 17 September 2001. The games were opened by Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Hisamuddin Alam Shah Al-Haj (Malaysian King Sultan Salahuddin) in the Bukit Jalil National Stadium. He was introduced by Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad.

Mascot[edit]

2001 sea games mascot.png Si Tumas, short form for Tupai Emas (Golden squirrel), was the official mascot of the 2001 SEA Games.

Medal count[edit]

      Host nation

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Malaysia 111 98 86 295
2  Thailand 103 86 89 278
3  Indonesia 72 74 80 226
4  Vietnam 33 35 64 132
5 Philippines Philippines 31 65 67 163
6  Singapore 22 31 42 95
7  Myanmar 19 14 53 86
8  Laos 1 3 7 11
9  Cambodia 1 1 5 7
10  Brunei 0 5 6 11
Total 393 412 499 1304

Sports[edit]

Broadcast[edit]

SEA Games 2001 are broadcast by Indonesian National TV Station, TVRI & RCTI, since 8-17 September 2001

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1999
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
Southeast Asian Games Succeeded by
2003
Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam