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SEA Games 2013 Closing Ceremony

SEA Games 2013 came full circle on Sunday night with the colorful pageantry of the Closing Ceremony held at Wunna Theikdi Stadium in Nay Pyi Taw.

An hour of music presaged the official ceremony, with the performance of “Colorful Garden”, the theme song for the Games, starting things off. “Loyalty of Blood” was later presented by well-known artists May Sweet and May Kha Lar, as images from the landscapes of participating countries flashed across the giant screen behind.

The musical hors d’oeuvres concluded with all artists joining together in “Be Peaceful”, a melody written for all living and non-living things throughout the world.

Myanmar President Thein Sein and his wife Daw Khin Khin Win then entered the stadium and took up their privileged positions, following which the Closing Ceremony was officially opened with a pyrotechnic display that lit the sky a bright green.

With a rich and diverse population, Myanmar culture then took center stage with four performances. The first directl…

SEA Games 2013 Medals Table - December 18 Standings

SEA Games 2013 rankings have changed anew.

Myanmar claimed the third spot back after reaping several gold medals on Day 8 of SEA Games 2013. The 11 golds it collected today allowed the host country to place third again in the medal race with 53 golds, 45 silvers and 49 bronzes. Indonesia, on the other hand, is back at fourth place with 50-60-71.

After gathering its fifth gold medal, Laos has also outranked Cambodia and is now eight in the medal standings.

Thailand is still dominating the games and remains at number 1 spot with 73-66-62, while Vietnam is still strong at second with 54-52-62.

The rest of the rankings remain unchanged. Malaysia is still fourth with 30-30-55, followed by Singapore, and the Philippines, respectively. Brunei and East Timor are still at the bottom with 1 gold each.

Today's gold medals of Team Philippines were from men’s team poomsae, golf, steeplechasing, and decathlon.

Check out the SEA GAmes 2013 medals table for December 18, 2013 below:


SEA Games 2013 Medal Tally - December 17 Rankings

SEA Games 2013 medal tally once again changed on Day 7 after Indonesia harvested more gold medals and outranked host country Myanmar.

Indonesia now has 45 golds, 56 silvers and 56 bronzes, taking the third spot from Myanmar, which is now fourth with 42-39-46.

Thailand is still leading the medal race with  64-55-54, while Vietnam remains at second place with 48-43-54.

The rest of the rankings are still the same. Malaysia is fifth, followed by Singapore, the Philippines, Cambodia, Laos, Brunei and East Timor.

Team Philippines' latest golds were from 400-meter men's hurdles and team archery.

Check out below the complete SEA Games 2013 medal tally for Day 7, December 17.

CountryGoldSilverBronzeTotal Thailand645554173 Vietnam484352143 Indonesia455656157 Myanmar423956137 Malaysia27254698 Singapore22203173 Philippines14202559 Cambodia571325 Laos472233 Brunei1146 Timor-Leste1012

SEA Games 2013 Medal Tally - December 16 Standings

SEA Games 2013 Day 6 was a productive day for Thailand, which added 14 golds, 5 silvers, and 9 bronzes to its medal haul.

The Thai contingent has so far harvested 153 medals (59-45-49) in total, topping the medal rankings.

The same thing can be said to the Vietnamese team, which gathered 8 golds, 4 silvers and 2 bronzes, today. Vietnam is now second in the medal tally with 43-36-43.

Second in the standings yesterday, host country Myanmar has fallen to the third spot with 39-38-41 but still quite impressive considering it only gathered a total of 16 gold medals in the previous edition of SEA Games, 2 years ago.

Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore retained their placements -- 4th, 5th and 6th, respectively.

Meanwhile, the Philippines remains at 7th in the tally with 12-18-24, 11 medals more than yesterday.

Check out the complete standings below:

CountryGoldSilverBronzeTotal Thailand594549153 Vietnam433643122 Myanmar393841118 Indonesia385150140 Malaysia25234693 Sing…

Sinag Pilipinas Assured Of Gold In SEA Games 2013

Sinag Pilipinas, the national basketball team of the Philippines, is now guaranteed of a gold medal in the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games 2013 in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.

The Filipino ballers are yet to face the Malaysian team on Sunday, but whether they will win or lose the game, they will still rank first in the standings and hence, assured of gold.

With a 5-0 record, Sinag Pilipinas is currently number 1 in the standings, followed by Thailand (4-1) and Malaysia (3-2). Even if the Thai team will defeat the Myanmar hoopsters on Monday and equal the record of the Philippine troupe, Sinag Pilipinas will still be given the gold by virtue of the winner-over-the-other rule.

The Philippine team beat their Thai foes, 100-68, on Friday.

Therefore, Sinag Pilipinas' game against the Malaysian team on Sunday will just be a mere formality.