Southeast Asian Games

SEA Games logo.svg
The Southeast Asian Games Federation logo
Abbreviation SEA Games
First event 1959 SEAP Games in Bangkok, Thailand
Occur every 2 years (every odd year)
Purpose Multi sport event for nations on the Southeast Asian subcontinent
Headquarters Bangkok, Thailand
President Charouck Arirachakaran
Website www.seagfoffice.org

Participating NOCs

NOC NamesFormal NamesDebutedIOC codeOther codes used
BruneiNation of Brunei, the Abode of Peace1977BRUBRN (ISO)
CambodiaKingdom of Cambodia1961CAMKHM (1972–1976, ISO)
IndonesiaRepublic of Indonesia1977INAIHO (1952), IDN (FIFA, ISO)
LaosLao People’s Democratic Republic1959LAO
MalaysiaFederation of Malaysia1959MASMAL (1952 − 1988), MYS (ISO)
MyanmarRepublic of the Union of Myanmar1959MYABIR (1948 – 1988), MMR (ISO)
PhilippinesRepublic of the Philippines1977PHIPHL (ISO)
SingaporeRepublic of Singapore1959SGPSIN (1959 – 2016)
ThailandKingdom of Thailand1959THA
Timor-LesteDemocratic Republic of Timor-Leste2003TLSIOA (2000)
VietnamSocialist Republic of Vietnam1959VIEVET (1964), VNM (1968–1976, ISO)

Host nations and cities

YearHost countryHost cityDateSportsEventsNations
1959 ThailandBangkok12–17 December12N/A6
1961 BurmaYangon11–16 December13N/A7
Awarded to  Cambodia , cancelled due to  domestic political situation
1965 MalaysiaKuala Lumpur14–21 December14N/A6
1967 ThailandBangkok9–16 December16N/A6
1969 BurmaYangon6–13 December15N/A6
1971 MalaysiaKuala Lumpur6–13 December15N/A7
1973 SingaporeSingapore1–8 September16N/A7
1975 ThailandBangkok9–16 December18N/A4
1977 MalaysiaKuala Lumpur19–26 November18N/A7
1979 IndonesiaJakarta21–30 September18N/A7
1981 PhilippinesManila6–15 December18N/A7
1983 SingaporeSingapore28 May – 6 June18N/A8
1985 ThailandBangkok8–17 December18N/A8
1987 IndonesiaJakarta9–20 September26N/A8
1989 MalaysiaKuala Lumpur20–31 August24N/A9
1991 PhilippinesManila24 November – 3 December28N/A9
1993 SingaporeSingapore12–20 June29N/A9
1995 ThailandChiang Mai9–17 December28N/A10
1997 IndonesiaJakarta11–19 October3649010
1999 BruneiBandar Seri Begawan7–15 August2123310
2001 MalaysiaKuala Lumpur8–17 September3239110
2003 VietnamHanoi  and  Ho Chi Minh City5–13 December3244211
2005 PhilippinesManila27 November – 5 December4044311
2007 ThailandNakhon Ratchasima6–15 December4347511
2009 LaosVientiane9–18 December2937211
2011 IndonesiaJakarta  and  Palembang11–22 November4454511
2013 MyanmarNaypyidaw11–22 December3746011
2015 SingaporeSingapore5–16 June3640211
2017 MalaysiaKuala Lumpur19–30 August3840411
2019 PhilippinesVarious30 November – 11 December5652911
2021 VietnamHanoi
2023 CambodiaPhnom Penh
2025 ThailandChonburi

Sports

SportYearsSportYears
Archery1977–1997, since 2001KickboxingSince 2019
Arnis1991, 2005, 2019KurashSince 2019
AthleticsAllLawn bowls1997, 2001, 2005–2007, Since 2017
BadmintonAllModern pentathlonSince 2019
Baseball2005–2007, 2011, since 2019Muay thai2005–2009, 2013, Since 2019
Basketball1979–2003, 2007, since 2011Netball2001, since 2015
Billiards and snookerSince 1991Obstacle racingSince 2019
Bodybuilding1987–1993, 1997, 2003–2007,Paragliding2011 only
2013Pencak silat1987–1989, 1993–1997,
Bowling1977–1979, 1983–2001,since 2001
2005–2007, 2011, since 2015PétanqueSince 2001
BoxingAllPolo2007, Since 2017
Canoeing1985, 1995, 2001, 2005–2007,Roller sports2011 only
2011–2015, since 2019Rowing1989–1991, 1997, 2001–2007,
Chess2003–2005, 2011–2013, since 20192011–2015, since 2019
Chinlone2013 onlyRugby union1969, 1977–1979, 1995, 2007
Contract bridge2011 onlyRugby sevensSince 2015
Cricket2017 onlySailing1961, 1969–1971, 1975–1977,
Cycling1959-1979, since 19831983–1997, 2001, 2005–2007,
Dancesport2005–2009, since 2019since 2011
DivingSince 1965SamboSince 2019
DuathlonSince 2019Sepak takraw1967–1969, since 1973
eSportsSince 2019ShootingAll
Equestrian1983, 1995, 2001, 2005–2007,Short track speed skatingsince 2017
2011–2017Shuttle cock2007–2009
Fencing1974–1978, since 1986SkateboardingSince 2019
Field hockey1971–1979, 1983, 1987–1989,Sport climbing2011 only
1993–2001, 2007, 2013–2017Softball1981–1983, 1989, 2003–2005,
Figure skatingSince 20172011, 2015, since 2019
Fin swimming2003, 2009–2011Soft tennis2011, since 2019
Floorball2015, 2019Squash1991–2001, 2005–2007,
FootballAllsince 2015
Futsal2007, 2011–2013, 2017SwimmingAll
Golf1985–1997, 2001, since 2005SurfingSince 2019
Gymnastics1979–1981, 1985–1997,Synchronized swimming2001, 2011, since 2015
2001–2007, 2011, since 2015Table tennisAll
Handball2005–2007TaekwondoSince 1985
Beach handballSince 2019Tennis1959–2011, since 2015
Ice hockeySince 2017Traditional boat race1993, 1997–1999,
Indoor hockeySince 20172003–2007, 2011–2015
Ju-jitsuSince 2019Triathlon2005–2007, since 2015
Judo1967–1997, since 2001Volleyball1959–1997, since 2001
Karate1985–1991, 1995–1997,Vovinam2011–2013
2001–2013, 2017Water polo1965–2017
Kenpō2011–2013Water skiing1987, 1997, 2011, 2015–2017
WakeboardingSince 2019
Weightlifting1959–1997, 2001–2013, since 2017
Wrestling1987, 1997, 2003–2013, since 2019
Wushu1991–1993, 1997, since 2001