1987 Southeast Asian Games

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14th Southeast Asian Games
Host cityJakarta, Indonesia
Nations participating8
Opening ceremony9 September
Closing ceremony20 September
Officially opened bySuharto
President of Indonesia
Ceremony venueGelora Senayan Stadium

The 1987 Southeast Asian Games (Indonesian: Pesta Olahraga Asia Tenggara 1987), officially known as the 14th Southeast Asian Games, was a multi-sport event held in Jakarta, Indonesia from 9 to 20 September 1987 with 29 sports featured in the games. This was Indonesia's second time to host the games and its first time since 1979. The games was opened and closed by President of Indonesia Suharto at the Gelora Senayan Stadium.[1] The final medal tally was led by host Indonesia, followed by Thailand and the Philippines.

The games[edit]

Participating nations[edit]


Medal table[edit]

A total of 1142 medals, comprising 373 Gold medals, 371 Silver medals and 398 Bronze medals were awarded to athletes. The host Indonesia's performance was their best ever yet and emerged as overall champion of the games.[2]


  *   Host nation (Indonesia)

1 Indonesia (INA)*18313684403
2 Thailand (THA)635767187
3 Philippines (PHI)597869206
4 Malaysia (MAS)354167143
5 Singapore (SIN)193864121
6 Burma (BIR)13152149
7 Brunei (BRU)151723
8 Cambodia (CAM)01910
Totals (8 nations)3733713981142


  1. ^ Percy Seneviratne (1993) Golden Moments: the S.E.A Games 1959-1991 Dominie Press, Singapore ISBN 981-00-4597-2
  2. ^ "OCA Medal Tally". Archived from the original on 28 October 2016. Retrieved 27 October 2016.

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Preceded by
Southeast Asian Games

XIV Southeast Asian Games (1987)
Succeeded by
Kuala Lumpur