1975 Southeast Asian Peninsular Games

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8th Southeast Asian Peninsular Games
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Host city Bangkok
Country Thailand
Nations participating 4
Sports 18
Opening ceremony 9 December 1975
Closing ceremony 16 December 1975
Officially opened by Bhumibol Adulyadej
King of Thailand
Ceremony venue Suphachalasai Stadium
1973 1977  >

The 1975 Southeast Asian Peninsular Games, officially known as the 8th Southeast Asian Peninsular Games was a Southeast Asian multi-sport event held in Bangkok, Thailand from 9 to 16 December 1975. This was the third time Thailand hosted the games, and its first time since 1967. Previously, Thailand also hosted the 1959 inaugural games.[1]

South Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, which only sent token squads made up of military personnel to previous games, declined to participate due to internal political problems. The games is the last games to bear the Southeast Asian Peninsular Games name, before it was renamed the Southeast Asian Games in the next edition of the games. The games was opened and closed by Bhumibol Adulyadej, the King of Thailand at the Suphalachasai Stadium.

The final medal tally was led by Thailand, followed by host Singapore, Burma 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]

[2]

Key

  *   Host nation (Thailand)

1975 Southeast Asian Peninsular Games medal table
 Rank  NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Thailand (THA)* 80 45 39 171
2  Singapore (SIN) 38 42 49 129
3  Burma (BIR) 28 35 33 96
4  Malaysia (MAS) 27 49 51 127
Total (4 NOCs) 173 171 172 516

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
1973
Singapore
Southeast Asian Games Succeeded by
1977
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia