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Southeast Asian Games concludes in Vietnam

Xinhua
24 May 2022, 02:05 GMT+10

HANOI, May 23 (Xinhua) -- The 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) concluded on Monday night at My Dinh Indoor Athletics Arena in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi.

With the motto of "Coming Together to Shine," the closing ceremony featured music performance and a handover ceremony as Vietnam passed the flag of the Games to Cambodia, the host of next SEA Games.

At the 31st SEA Games, Vietnam topped the medal tally with 205 golds, 125 silvers and 116 bronzes. Thailand came in second place with 92 golds, 103 silvers and 136 bronzes. Indonesia was third with 69 golds, 91 silvers and 81 bronzes.

The region's biggest sporting event was held six months later than initially scheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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