Sukma Games

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The 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.

Participating contingent[edit]

Notes:

  1. ^ Brunei is the only contingent which is not from within Malaysia
  2. ^ Kuala Lumpur, Labuan and Putrajaya participated as a combined Federal Territory contingent since 2006
  3. ^ No longer participated in the games
  4. ^ The Northern Territory of Australia has been invited to several Sukma editions. The territory participated for the first time in the 2002 Games.

Sports[edit]

Core sports[edit]

Optional sports[edit]

All-time medal table[edit]

      Host nation

Edition[edit]

Edition Year Hosts Main Stadium Start Date End Date Sports Events Contingents Competitors Champion
I 1986 Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur Merdeka Stadium, Kuala Lumpur 9 April 16 April 16 4552 Kuala Lumpur
II 1988 Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur Merdeka Stadium, Kuala Lumpur 9 November 12 November 18 17 4995 Selangor
III 1990  Sarawak Sarawak State Stadium, Kuching 18 July 27 July 17 3426 Sarawak
IV 1992  Johor Tan Sri Dato Haji Hassan Yunos Stadium, Johor Bahru 2 July 12 July 17 5151 Sarawak
V 1994  Perak Perak Stadium, Ipoh 9 June 18 June 17 5664 Sarawak
VI 1996  Pahang Darul Makmur Stadium, Kuantan 1 June 10 June 19 6495 Selangor
VII 1998  Selangor Opening ceremony
Shah Alam Stadium
Closing ceremony
Melawati Indoor Stadium
17 April 26 April 24 16 5028 Selangor
VIII 2000  Penang Batu Kawan Stadium, Batu Kawan 25 May 4 June 19 5875 Selangor
IX 2002  Sabah Likas Stadium, Kota Kinabalu 5 September 14 September 13 20 Selangor
X 2004  Negeri Sembilan Tuanku Abdul Rahman Stadium, Seremban May May 15 Selangor
XI 2006  Kedah Darul Aman Stadium, Alor Star 28 May 4 June 16 Selangor
XII 2008  Terengganu Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin Stadium, Kuala Terengganu 31 May 9 June 31 15 Terengganu
XIII 2010  Malacca Hang Jebat Stadium, Paya Rumput 10 June 19 June 33 15 7000 Terengganu
XIV 2011  Federal Territory KLFA Stadium, Kuala Lumpur 2 June 12 June 24 14 3368 Terengganu
XV 2012 Pahang Pahang Darul Makmur Stadium, Kuantan 9 July 16 July 24 15 5828 Terengganu
XVI 2013 Federal Territory (Malaysia) Federal Territory Bukit Jalil National Stadium, Kuala Lumpur 28 June 7 July 23 14 Selangor
XVII 2014  Perlis Tuanku Syed Putra Stadium, Kangar 24 May 4 June 24 395 15 Federal Territory
XVIII 2015 Federal Territory (Malaysia) Federal Territory To be determined
XIX 2016  Sarawak To be determined

Best performing contingent[edit]

Contingent Champions Runners-up
 Selangor 8 (1988, 1996, 1998*, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2013) 5 (1986, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012)
 Terengganu 4 (2008*, 2010, 2011, 2012) 2 (2013, 2014)
 Sarawak 3 (1990, 1992*, 1994) 5 (1988, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2004)
 Kuala Lumpur 1 (1986*) 2 (1990, 1994)
Federal Territory (Malaysia) Federal Territory 1 (2014)
Pahang Pahang 1 (2006)
Perak Perak 1 (2002)
Johor Johor 1 (1992*)
* = host

See also[edit]

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