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Manila 1981

Opening Ceremony 06 Dec 1981
Closing Ceremony 15 Dec 1981
Host City Manila
Country Philippines
NOC Participating 7
Sports 18
Sports/Disciplines 18

Description

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 Officially opened by Ferdinand Marcos President of the Philippines Torch lighter Benjamin Silva-Netto Ceremony venue Rizal Memorial Stadium.

SPORTS / DISCIPLINES

  • Aquatics
    AQ
  • Archery
    AR
  • Athletics
    AT
  • Badminton
    BD
  • Basketball
    BK
  • Bowling
    BW
  • Boxing
    BX
  • Cycling
    CY
  • Football
    FB
  • Gymnastics
    GY
  • Judo
    JU
  • Sepaktakraw
    SE
  • Shooting
    SH
  • Softball
    SO
  • Table Tennis
    TT
  • Tennis
    TE
  • Volleyball
    VB
  • Weightlifting
    WL