1993 Southeast Asian Games

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17th Southeast Asian Games
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Nations participating 9
Events 29 sports
Opening ceremony 12 June 1993
Closing ceremony 20 June 1993
Officially opened by Wee Kim Wee
President of Singapore
Torch lighter Grace Young
Ceremony venue Singapore National Stadium
1991 1995  >

The 1993 Southeast Asian Games, officially known as the 17th Southeast Asian Games, was a multi-sport event held in Singapore from 12 to 20 June 1993 with 29 sports featured in the games. The games were opened by Wee Kim Wee, the President of Singapore. This was the third time Singapore hosted the games and its first since 1983. Previously, Singapore also hosted the games for the first time in 1973.[1] The final medal tally was led by Indonesia, followed by Thailand, the Philippines and host Singapore.



Singa, the lion, the official mascot of the games.

The logo of the 1993 Southeast Asian Games is an image of a lion, which represents Singapore with the nickname, the lion city as the host of the 1993 Southeast Asian Games. The colours of the lion, blue, yellow, red, black and green are colours of the Olympic movement and represents the Olympic and sportsmanship spirit of the participating athletes in which the important thing is not to win, but to take part. The 6-ring chain, the logo of the Southeast Asian Games Federation, represents the six founding nations of the Southeast Asian Games and the Southeast Asian Games itself.


The mascot of the 1993 Southeast Asian Games is a lion named, Singa. It has heart-shaped mane, snout and tail which represents the welcome of athletes to the city with lots of love.[2][3]

The games[edit]

Participating nations[edit]


Medal table[edit]

A total of 1048 medals, comprising 319 Gold medals, 318 Silver medals and 411 Bronze medals were awarded to athletes. The host Singapore's performance was their best ever yet and was placed fourth overall amongst participating nations.


  *   Host nation (Singapore)

1993 Southeast Asian Games medal table
 Rank  NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Indonesia (INA) 88 81 84 253
2  Thailand (THA) 63 70 63 196
3  Philippines (PHI) 57 59 72 188
4  Singapore (SIN)* 50 40 74 164
5  Malaysia (MAS) 43 45 65 153
6  Vietnam (VIE) 9 6 19 34
7  Myanmar (MYA) 8 13 16 37
8  Brunei (BRU) 1 3 18 22
9  Laos (LAO) 0 1 0 1
Total (9 NOCs) 319 318 411 1048


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Preceded by
Manila, Philippines
Southeast Asian Games Succeeded by
Chiang Mai, Thailand