1975 Southeast Asian Peninsular Games
|Opening ceremony||9 December 1975|
|Closing ceremony||16 December 1975|
|Officially opened by||Bhumibol Adulyadej
King of Thailand
|Ceremony venue||Suphachalasai Stadium|
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.
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.
Host nation (Thailand)
|Total (4 NOCs)||173||171||172||516|
|Southeast Asian Games||Succeeded by
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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