1967 Southeast Asian Peninsular Games

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4th Southeast Asian Peninsular Games
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Host city Bangkok, Thailand
Nations participating 6
Events 16 sports
Opening ceremony 9 December 1967
Closing ceremony 16 December 1967
Officially opened by Bhumibol Adulyadej
King of Thailand
Ceremony venue Suphachalasai Stadium
1965 1969  >

The 1967 Southeast Asian Peninsular Games, officially known as the 4th Southeast Asian Peninsular Games, was a multi-sport event held in Bangkok, Thailand from 9–16 December 1967 with 7 sports and disciplines featured in the games. Cambodia once again declined to host this edition of the games, as it did in 1963. This was Thailand's second time hosting the Southeast Asian Games, and its first time since 1959.

Thailand is the first country to host the Southeast Asian Games before Burma and Malaysia.

The final medal tally was led by host Thailand, followed by Singapore and Malaysia. Several games records were broken during the games. The games was deemed generally successful, with the standard of competition amongst the Southeast Asian nations.[1]

The games[edit]

Participating nations[edit]

Sports[edit]

Medal table[edit]

A total of 459 medals comprising 145 Gold medals, 144 Silver medals and 170 Bronze medals were awarded to athletes. The Host Thailand's performance was their best overall at that time and emerged as overall champion of the games.[2]

Key

  *   Host nation (Thailand)

1967 Southeast Asian Peninsular Games medal table
 Rank  NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Thailand (THA)* 77 48 47 172
2  Singapore (SIN) 28 31 28 87
3  Malaysia (MAS) 23 29 43 95
4  Burma (BIR) 11 26 32 69
5  Vietnam (VIE) 6 10 17 33
6  Laos (LAO) 0 0 3 3
Total (6 NOCs) 145 144 170 459

References[edit]

  1. ^ Percy Seneviratne (1993) Golden Moments: the S.E.A Games 1959-1991 Dominie Press, Singapore ISBN 981-00-4597-2
  2. ^ "Medal Tally". 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1965
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Southeast Asian Games Succeeded by
1969
Rangoon, Burma