LOOK: Latest SEA Games medal tally

John Clifford Sibayan

By: John Clifford Sibayan | Squeeze | Published August 18, 2017 | Updated September 2, 2017


As of 9PM of August 18, 2017, the Philippines is at 7th place in the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games 2017. While the games has originally been set to run from August 19 to 30, 2017, some events and competitions have started as early as August 14, 2017.

The 2017 SEA Games is officially known as the 29th Southeast Asian Games, and commonly touted as Kuala Lumpur 2017 (KL2017) as it is hosted by Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur.

Malaysia hosts the SEA Games for the sixth time and coincides with the host country’s 60th Independence Day. Malaysia previously hosted the games in 1965, 1971, 1977, 1989 and 2001.

There are 404 events in 38 sports featured in KL2017.

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