Curtains close on Vietnam's SEA Games

Created 24 May 2022
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After 11 days, the curtains came down on the 31st SEA Games with an exuberant closing ceremony in Hanoi Monday night.
The multi-discipline events closing ceremony kicks start with a colourful closing ceremony at Hanois My Dinh Indoor Athletics Arena.

The multi-discipline events closing ceremony kicks start with a colourful closing ceremony at Hanois My Dinh Indoor Athletics Arena.

The closing ceremony kickstarts at Hanoi's My Dinh Indoor Athletics Arena.

Vietnam delivers a dearest and warmest farewell to regional friends with a mix of contemporary music and dacing, spectacular entertainment and light feast-inspired closing ceremony.

Vietnam delivers a farewell to regional friends with a mix of contemporary music and dacing, and folk song singing.

A parade takes centre-stage to showcase the different sports contested at the Games.

A parade takes center-stage to showcase the different sports contested at the Games.

Among the four outstanding athletes honored are Vietnams runner Nguyen Thi Oanh (R) who won three gold medals and broke the 3,000m hurdles record, and swimmer Nguyen Huy Hoang who won five gold medals and broke two records in the 400m and 800m freestyle events. Thailands runner Robert Atkinson and Singapores swimmer Jing Wen Quah were also honored but other people came on stage on their behalf.

Among the four outstanding athletes honored are Vietnam's runner Nguyen Thi Oanh (R) who won three gold medals and broke the 3,000m hurdles record, and swimmer Nguyen Huy Hoang who won five gold medals and broke two records in the 400m and 800m freestyle events.
Thailand's runner Robert Atkinson and Singapore's swimmer Jing Wen Quah were also honored but other people came on stage on their behalf.

Referees of the tournament.

Referees of the tournament.

Volunteers who helpd organize the tournament.

Volunteers who helped organize the tournament.

Vietnam hands over the SEA Games official flag to Cambodia, the host of the 2023 event.

Vietnam hands over the SEA Games official flag to Cambodia, the hosts of the 2023 event.

An art performance was delivered to regional friends by Cambodia artists, welcoming Southeast Asian athletes to Phnom Penh in 2023.

An art performance is delivered to regional friends by Cambodia artists, welcoming Southeast Asian athletes to Phnom Penh in 2023.

Cambodia artists show the banner to introduce themselves as the hosts of the next Games.

Cambodia artists show the banner to introduce themselves as the hosts of the next Games.

Vietnamese arists perform quan ho, a northern folk music singing.

Vietnamese arists perform 'quan ho', a northern folk music singing.
Vietnam welcomed more than 5,000 athletes from across Southeast Asia to compete in 40 sports in Hanoi and 11 northern provinces.


Source: VNE

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