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SEA Games Federation update from Mynamar

16 Dec 2013
Naypyitaw, Myanmar: The SEA Games Federation Medical Committee meeting was held on December 9 at the Royal Kumudra Hotel Ballroom in Naypyitaw. Except for the representatives from the Laos National Olympic Committee (NOC) and Timor Leste NOC, the remaining nine member NOCs of SEAGF attended the meeting.The meeting decided on the following:

Confirmed two athletes from Malaysia and one athlete from Indonesia in the 26th SEA Games   2011had their medals withdrawn and had been banned for two years.

Agreed that the uncompleted Results management cases should continue to be handled by the existing Results Management Team to be coordinated by the SEAGF Office.

Proposed amendments to the Medical Code of the SEAGF Charter for the 2015 SEA Games
Sports & Rules Committee

The above meeting was held on December 9 at the same venue. The representatives of all 11 member NOCs of SEAGF attended the meeting. The meeting decided on the following:

Supported the inclusion of Floorball into the list of Category III Sports, in accordance with Article 34.4 of the SEAGF Charter.

Approved the Emblem Guide of the SEAGF as submitted by the Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC)

Accepted the proposed 30 sports for the 28th SEA Games, presented by SNOC.

Noted SNOC’s readiness to consider additional sports to the 28th SEA Games programme.

Noted SNOC’s organisation of the 2nd SEA Games Congress on April 30, 2014.

Recommended the formation of an Appeals Board.

Recommended the rotation order of future SEA Games host as follows:
        2015 – Singapore
        2017 – Malaysia
        2019 – Brunei Darussalam
        2021 – Vietnam
        2023 – Cambodia

SEAGF Council

The above meeting was held on December 10 at the Grand Ballroom of the Thingaha Hotel. The Roll Call confirmed the attendance of representatives of all 11 member NOCs of SEAGF, the Honorary Life Presidents and Honorary Life members. After the Roll Call, the President of the SEAGF, and President of Myanmar Olympic Committee, H.E. U Tint Hsan, presented his Welcome Address.

The Representatives of the SNOC briefed the Council on the organisation of the 28th SEA Games in Singapore from June 5-16, 2015. The Council was informed that Singapore will be celebrating its 50th Anniversary of independence in 2015 and the 28th SEA Games will be part of the celebrations.

It was announced that the launch of the 28th SEA Games will be held in Singapore on February 15, 2014 and the opening of the Singapore Sports Hub will be in April 2014.  The theme of the 28th SEA Games is ‘Celebrating Sport as a Common Language’.

HRH Tunku Imran, President, Malaysia NOC and IOC member, confirmed that the Government of Malaysia had approved Malaysia hosting the 29th SEA Games in 2017.

The Council approved in principle the rotation order for hosting the SEA Games as follows

        2015 – Singapore
        2017 – Malaysia
        2019 – Brunei Darrussalam
        2021 – Vietnam
        2023 - Cambodia 

Source: Olympic Council of Malaysia
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