1987 Southeast Asian Games

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14th Southeast Asian Games
Host cityJakarta, Indonesia
Opening9 September 1987
Closing20 September 1987
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 30 sports featured in the games.

This was Indonesia's second time to host the SEA Games, the first being in 1979. The games was opened and closed by President 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 entries)3733713981142


In Indonesia, TVRI is known to be the broadcaster of the games, especially at football final.[3]


  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.
  3. ^ Sirajudin, Hasbi (21 March 2015). "Ketika Indonesia Raya Berkumandang di Arena SEA Games 1987". Football Fandom. Retrieved 22 December 2022.

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Preceded by Southeast Asian Games

XIV Southeast Asian Games (1987)
Succeeded by