1981 Southeast Asian Games


1981 Southeast Asian Games

SEA Games infobox
Name = 11th Southeast Asian Games

Size = 180px
Optional caption = Theme: ""
Events = --- in 18 sports
Nations participating = 7
Athletes participating = over 2000 (including officials) | Opening ceremony = December 6, 1981
Closing ceremony = December 15, 1981
Officially opened by = Ferdinand Marcos
President of the Philippines
Athlete's Oath =
Judge's Oath =
Torch lighter = Benjamin Silva-Netto
Ceremony venue = Rizal Memorial Stadium
The 11th Southeast Asian Games were held in Manila, Philippines from December 6, 1981 to December 15, 1981. This was the first time that the Philippines hosted the Games since its first participation in 1977. The event was officially opened by President Ferdinand Marcos and the cauldron was lit by Benjamin Silva-Netto. The colorful opening ceremony was held in the Rizal Memorial Stadium in Manila. A new football stadium and indoor arena was built in Pasig named the University of Life Track & Field and Arena or the ULTRA, now called the PhilSports Arena. The adjacent apartments were used as the athlete's quarters and was converted into a "BLISS" housing project of First Lady Imelda Marcos.

Medal count

("Host nation highlighted.")

1Brunei was a British colony at that time.

In the 11th Southeast Asian Games held in Manila in 1981,Bong emerged as its most successful Filipino campaigner. She won six medals in six events, four of which were gold medals where she set six individual game records. Bong won the gold in Ladies Doubles with Lita de la Rosa and averaged 221 in Trios en route to an Individual All Events gold medal and became the South East Asian Games Masters champion.

ports


*Aquatics
*Archery
*Athletics
*Badminton
*Basketball
*Bowling
*Boxing
*Cycling
*Football
*Gymnastics
*Judo
*Sepak Takraw
*Shooting
*Softball
*Table tennis
*Tennis
*Volleyball
*Weightlifting

Gallery

References

*Percy Seneviratne (1993) "Golden Moments: the S.E.A Games 1959-1991" Dominie Press, Singapore ISBN 981-00-4597-2
* [http://www.olympic.org.my/web/gamesrecords/sea/sea_history.htm History of the SEA Games]

sequence
prev=1979
Jakarta, Indonesia
list=Southeast Asian Games
next=1983
Singapore


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