1979 Southeast Asian Games

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10th Southeast Asian Games
Southeast Asian Games 1979 stamp of Indonesia.jpg
The logo of the 1979 Southeast Asian Games on a stamp of Indonesia
Host city Jakarta, Indonesia
Nations participating 7
Events --- in 16 sports
Opening ceremony 21 September 1979
Closing ceremony 30 September 1979
Officially opened by Suharto
President of Indonesia
Ceremony venue Gelora Senayan Stadium
1977 1981  >

The 10th (X) Southeast Asian Games were held in Jakarta, Indonesia from 21–30 September 1979. It was the first time that Indonesia hosted the biennial sports carnival. The colourful opening and closing ceremonies were held at Senayan Sports Stadium in Jakarta and was officially opened by President Suharto.

Participating nations[edit]

1Brunei was a British colony at that time.

Sports[edit]

Medal count[edit]

Key

  *   Host nation (Indonesia)

1979 Southeast Asian Games medal table
 Rank  NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
1.  Indonesia (INA)* 92 78 52 222
2.  Thailand (THA) 50 46 29 125
3.  Burma (BIR) 26 26 24 76
4.  Philippines (PHI) 24 31 38 93
5.  Malaysia (MAS) 19 23 39 81
6.  Singapore (SIN) 16 20 36 72
7.  Brunei (BRU) 0 1 0 1
Total (7 NOCs) 227 225 218 670
Source: Source

References[edit]


Preceded by
1977
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Southeast Asian Games Succeeded by
1981
Manila, Philippines