30th SEA Southeast Asian Games started In the Philippines
At 19:00 on yesterday November 30, Philippine time, opened the official grand competition of the 30th SEA Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 30) has been at the Philippine Arena.
That is the biggest sports competition in the Southeast Asia, designed to strengthen the friendships and solidarity between the neighbors countries of the region. The 30th games was set a record for the amount kinds of sports (56 types) and the amount of participants athletes (5,864 people).
SEA Games 30 will be held in 4 major cities in the Philippines: New Clark City, Subic city, Manila city and Tagaytay city. This sports festival included by 11 countries of Southeast Asia: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste and Vietnam.
The number of disciplines also beat a record. Total amount is 40 (including kinds of games football, volleyball, athletics games, shooting and swimming). The Philippines country hosted SEA Games at home for the third time. The grand opening ceremony was approximately three hours