Manila 1981
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.
11th South East Asian Games  Manila 1981
Opening Ceremony 06 Dec 1981
Closing Ceremony 15 Dec 1981
Host City Manila
Country Philippines
Nations Participating 7
Sports 18
Sports/Disciplines 18
Sports / Disciplines
Bowling BW
Archery AR
Badminton BD
Basketball BK
Boxing BX
Football FB
Judo JU
Sepaktakraw SE
Shooting SH
Softball SO
Table Tennis TT
Tennis TE
Volleyball VB
Weightlifting WL
Aquatics AQ
Athletics AT
Cycling CY
Gymnastics GY
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Emblem, Manila 1981


Asian Results

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