32ND SEA GAMES 2023: Post Games over news update
Lao athletes proud of SEA Games medal success
Lao athletes are pleased with their medal haul at the just-ended Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in ….More >>>
(From left) Ms Shareen Tuladhar, Mr Kenichi Kobayashi, and Police Colonel Saysaming Sivilay.
SEA Games ends: Lao athletes supported by Lao Brewery Company Ltd. win more medals than expected
Lao athletes were proud to win 88 medals, including six gold, 22 silver and 60 bronze, breaking the record with more medals brought home compared to the number won at last year’s 31st SEA Games in Vietnam.
The target at the games in Cambodia this month was five gold medals, but Laos’ sportsmen and women excelled themselves and exceeded the target, thanks to the encouragement delivered by the Lao Brewery Company Ltd.
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Indonesia revels in regional soccer glory after 32-year wait
Indonesia’s Marselino Ferdinan (center) shoots past Thailand’s Chayapipat Supunpasuch (left) during the men’s final soccer match at the 32nd SEA Games in Phnom Penh, on May 16. Indonesia’s youth team took home the gold after besting Thailand 5-2.(AFP/Mohd Rasfan)
The Indonesian men’s youth soccer team took home the gold medal in a dramatic SEA Games final match in Cambodia, on Tuesday, besting Thailand to end a 32-year wait to snag the region’s top prize.
The victory at Phnom Penh’s Olympic Stadium is expected to be a good omen for the nation’s soccer fans, who have had to wallow in disappointment after their national team was forced to abort a one-time opportunity to play in the FIFA U-20 World Cup last month.
The Young Garudas beat Thailand 5-2 in a thrilling 120- minute game that saw referee Qasim Matar Ali Al Hatmi dish out 16 yellow cards and seven red cards to players and members of the coaching staff, from both sides.
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Football chaos brings curtain down on drama-filled SEA Games
Indonesia’s Komang Teguh Trisnanda (4) and Thailand’s Soponwit Rakyart (right) react as a fight breaks out on the sidelines of the men’s football final match between Thailand and Indonesia during the 32nd Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) in Phnom Penh on May 16, 2023. (AFP/Nhac Nguyễn) Agencies /Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Nearly two weeks of triumphs, tears and the occasional tantrum will come to an end Wednesday when the Southeast Asian Games close in Cambodia, with Vietnam topping the final medals table. Women’s football gold capped a glittering Games for Vietnam, who reigned over the medals table to claim regional supremacy ahead of Thailand and Indonesia. Cambodia were fourth — the first time in four editions of the biennial Games that the hosts did not come top of the pile, but their 81 golds were a huge improvement for them on recent years
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SEAG gold best medal for Brownlee
Justin Brownlee shoots over a Cambodian player during the 32nd Southeast Asian Games men’s basketball finals on Tuesday, May 16, 2023, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. PHOTO BY RIO DELUVIO
(UPDATE) JUSTIN Brownlee is a six-time champion with Barangay Ginebra in the PBA. He knew how it feels like to win all these championships amid the ups and downs of pro basketball.
Yet, the 6-foot-4 Gilas Pilipinas naturalized player ranked his latest Southeast Asian Games men’s basketball gold medal achievement “at the top” simply because he did for the millions of basketball-crazy Filipinos.