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Sukma Games is a sporting event in Malaysia held once every year. Sukma is an acronym for Sukan Malaysia; literally Malaysian Games, in other words this event is often viewed as a high end national level competition and is usually referred to as the "Malaysian Olympics". The first Games was held in 1986 in Kuala Lumpur. The game will be held annually from 2011. Participants of the event are picked from an extremely competitive pool of possible strong elite athletes for each respective state and are usually extremely proficient and skiled in their own respective disciplines.
Brunei is the only contingent which is not from within Malaysia. For the first time ever in 2006, Kuala Lumpur, Labuan and Putrajaya participated as a combined Federal Territory contingent. The Northern Territory of Australia has been invited to several Sukma editions. The territory participated for the first time in the 2002 Games.
List of Sukma Games
Best performing contingent
The latest medal table of 2013 Sukma Games.
Malaysia Sports Slogan
"Majulah Sukan Untuk Negara"
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