Singapore at the 2007 Southeast Asian Games

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Singapore at the
2007 Southeast Asian Games
Flag of Singapore.svg
IOC code SIN
NOC Singapore National Olympic Council
Website www.singaporeolympics.com (in English)
in Nakhon Ratchasima
Competitors 442 in 35 sports
Flag bearer Lee Yen Hui Kendrick (Badminton)
Medals
Ranked 5th
Gold
43
Silver
43
Bronze
41
Total
127
Southeast Asian Games appearances

Singapore participated in the 2007 Southeast Asian Games which were held in the city of Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand from December 6, 2007 to December 16, 2007.[1]

Participation details[edit]

Singapore sent a total contingent of 658 to the 2007 SEA Games: of 442 competitors and 216 officials. The largest contingent ever sent to an away games, they participated in 35 of the 45 sports in the games.

Participation and medal targets
Sport Competitors Gold Medal Target Gold Medals in previous games
Archery 16 0
Aquatics 22 (Swimming), 13 (Water polo) 8 (Swimming), 1 (Water polo) 13 (Swimming), 1 (Water polo)
Athletics 24 3
Badminton 20 0
Basketball 12 Not held
Billiards and Snooker 10 1
Bodybuilding 4 2
Bowling 12 0
Canoeing/Kayaking 4 0
Cycling 3 0
Dancesport 2 0
Equestrian 5 0
Fencing 27 1
Football 29 0
Golf 5 0
Gymnastics 12 2
Hockey 32 Not held
Judo 6 0
Karatedo 2 0
Lawn bowls 5 0
Muay Thai 3 Did not participate
Pencak Silat 14 3 1
Pétanque 4 0
Polo 6 Not held
Rowing 2 0
Rugby 24 Not held
Sailing 25 4 7
Sepaktakraw 10 0
Shooting 20 (shooting), 8 (skeet and trap) 5 3
Softball 34 0
Squash 2 Did not participate
Table tennis 10 6
Taekwondo 3 0
Triathlon 5 1
Wushu 7 1

No athletes were fielded for Baseball, Boxing, Chess, Handball, Netball, Tennis, Traditional boat race, Volleyball, Weightlifting and Wrestling.

Medals[edit]

Singapore entered the games expecting a Gold medal hail of between 35 and 45 [1]. On 12 December 2007, the target was raised and 42 - 45 [2].

Rank Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
1. Aquatics - Swimming 11 9 6 26
2. Shooting 8 6 6 20
3. Table tennis 7 2 0 7
4. Sailing 4 6 3 13
5. Gymnastics 4 3 1 8
6. Bowling 3 0 1 4
7. Fencing 1 2 5 7
8. Wushu 1 2 0 2
9. Athletics 1 0 1 2
9. Pencak Silat 1 0 1 2
11. Triathlon 1 0 0 1
12. Aquatics - Water Polo 1 0 0 1
13. Badminton 0 4 2 6
14. Billiards and Snooker 0 2 2 4
15=. Bodybuilding 0 1 1 2
15=. Rugby 0 1 1 2
15=. Softball 0 1 1 2
18=. Hockey 0 1 0 1
18=. Judo 0 1 0 1
18=. Lawn bowls 0 1 0 1
18=. Polo 0 1 0 1
22. Muay Thai 0 0 3 3
23. Canoe/Kayak 0 0 2 2
24=. Archery 0 0 1 1
24=. Football 0 0 1 1
24=. Karatedo 0 0 1 1
24=. Petanque 0 0 1 1
24=. Rowing 0 0 1 1
Total 43 43 41 127

Significant results[edit]

  • Singapore retained pole position in Swimming, despite the absence of Joscelin Yeo who has since retired. 10 of the 22 swimmers were first-timers. In all, they broke four games records, nine national records, four U17 national records, and recorded 26 personal bests.[3]
  • The Table tennis contingent swept all seven gold medals in the sport, the first time any nation has done so for any multi-event sport in the history of the games.
  • The water polo team retained their title for the 22nd consecutive time since 1965, despite having eight new members in a team of 13.[4]

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