1973 Southeast Asian Peninsular Games

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7th Southeast Asian Peninsular Games
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Host city Singapore
Country Singapore
Nations participating 7
Sports 16
Opening ceremony 1 September 1973
Closing ceremony 8 September 1973
Officially opened by Benjamin Sheares
President of Singapore
Officially closed by Benjamin Sheares
President of Singapore
Torch lighter C. Kunalan
Ceremony venue Singapore National Stadium
1971 1975  >

The 1973 Southeast Asian Peninsular Games, officially known as the 7th Southeast Asian Peninsular Games was a Southeast Asian multi-sport event held in Singapore from 1 to 8 September 1973 with 16 sports featured in the games. This was the first time Singapore hosted the games.[1][2][3][4][5]

Singapore is the fourth nation to host the Southeast Asian Games after Thailand, Burma and Malaysia. The games was opened and closed by Benjamin Sheares, the President of Singapore at the Singapore National Stadium.

The final medal tally was led by Thailand, followed by host Singapore and neighbouring 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.

The games[edit]

Participating nations[edit]

Sports[edit]

Medal table[edit]

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Key

  *   Host nation (Singapore)

1973 Southeast Asian Peninsular Games medal table
 Rank  NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Thailand (THA) 47 25 27 99
2  Singapore (SIN)* 45 50 45 140
3  Malaysia (MAS) 30 35 50 115
4  Burma (BIR) 28 24 15 67
5  Khmer Republic (KHM) 9 12 30 51
6  South Vietnam (VNM) 2 13 10 34
7  Laos (LAO) 0 5 4 9
Total (7 NOCs) 161 164 181 506

References[edit]

  1. ^ "'Stage the Games in 1971' appeal to S'pore". 
  2. ^ Frida, E. (1971, November 15). Singapore to bid for 1973 SEAP Games. The Straits Times, p. 26. Retrieved from NewspaperSG
  3. ^ 7th SEAP Games Organising Committee (1973). 7th SEAP Games, Singapore, 1973: Bulletin. Singapore: [s.n.], p. 8. (Call no: RCLOS 796 SOU)
  4. ^ Percy Seneviratne (1993) Golden Moments: the S.E.A Games 1959-1991 Dominie Press, Singapore ISBN 981-00-4597-2
  5. ^ Singapore Sports Council. (1974). Annual report 1973. Singapore: Council, p. 11. (Call no.: RCLOS 354.5957093 SSCAR)
  6. ^ Medal Tally

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1971
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Southeast Asian Games Succeeded by
1975
Bangkok, Thailand