Indonesia To Host 2011 SEA Games

Posted by samakomlao Monday, December 7, 2009



From Zulhilmi Supaat VIENTIANE, Dec 7 (Bernama) -- The next host of the SEA Games in 2011, Indonesia, have proposed to stage 37 sports, including two extreme sports.

Malaysia's representative in the SEA Games Federation (SGF) executive meeting Datuk Sieh Kok Chi told Bernama that Indonesia would drop petanque, fin swimming, muay thai and shuttlecock juggling from the programme.

"The two new sports included are wall climbing and roller-skating," said Kok Chi here Monday.

Among sports proposed by Indonesia are badminton, weightlifting, aquatics, football, archery, shooting, silat, taekwondo, athletics, squash, hockey, billiard & snooker, boxing, volleyball, basketball, golf, judo, sepak takraw, table tennis, wushu, cycling.

Among sports not contested in Vientiane but included in Indonesia are tenpin bowling, equestrian, gymnastics, fencing, chess, traditional boats, kayaking, rowing, sailing, soft ball and baseball.

Indonesia have also for the first time in the history of the SEA Games, proposed to include Kempo, a type of combat sport similar to fencing but using bamboo make weapons, a sport popular in Japan.

The 2011 host have also added powerlifting to the programme of normal athletes although the sport is normally featured in Paralympic sports.

Kok Chi added that Singapore had withdrawn from hosting the 2013 SEA Games and Vietnam had offered to host the Games.

According to SGF's allocation of the host job to countries, Singapore were given the opportunity to host the 2013 SEA Games and followed by Cambodia (2015), Myanmar, Brunei, Malaysia and Vietnam respectively.

-- BERNAMA

5 comments
  1. indonesia must be good more than laos,....
    btw nice post,..
    by Panduan Photshop

    Posted on December 10, 2009 at 6:56 PM

     
  2. Btw .... is it confirmed ? that Cambodia will host Seagame in 2015 ??

    Posted on December 11, 2009 at 6:12 AM

     
  3. Ridha Ananda Said,

    I agree with "Panduan dan tutorial photoshop"

    Nice bgt!!! Indonesia akan menang !!! Percaya itu!!! PASTI BISA!!!

    Posted on December 17, 2009 at 3:25 AM

     
  4. bagus!!..sukan catur kembali ke SEA games

    Posted on December 18, 2009 at 6:48 AM

     
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