1993 Southeast Asian Games

The 1993 Southeast Asian Games, officially known as the 17th Southeast Asian Games, was a multi-sport event held in Singapore from 12 to 20 June 1993 with 29 sports featured in the games. The games were opened by Wee Kim Wee, the President of Singapore. This was the third time Singapore hosted the games and its first since 1983. Previously, Singapore also hosted the games for the first time in 1973.[1] The final medal tally was led by Indonesia, followed by Thailand, the Philippines and host Singapore.

17th Southeast Asian Games
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Host citySingapore, Singapore
Nations participating9
Events29 sports
Opening ceremony12 June
Closing ceremony20 June
Officially opened byWee Kim Wee
President of Singapore
Torch lighterGrace Young
Ceremony venueSingapore National Stadium



Singa, the lion, the official mascot of the games.

The logo of the 1993 Southeast Asian Games is an image of a lion, which represents Singapore with the nickname, the lion city as the host of the 1993 Southeast Asian Games. The colours of the lion, blue, yellow, red, black and green are colours of the Olympic movement and represents the Olympic and sportsmanship spirit of the participating athletes in which the important thing is not to win, but to take part. The six-ring chain, the logo of the Southeast Asian Games Federation, represents the six founding nations of the Southeast Asian Games and the Southeast Asian Games itself.


The mascot of the 1993 Southeast Asian Games is a lion named, Singa. It has heart-shaped mane, snout and tail which represent the hearty welcome of athletes to the city.[2][3]

The gamesEdit

Participating nationsEdit


Medal tableEdit

A total of 1048 medals, comprising 319 Gold medals, 318 Silver medals and 411 Bronze medals were awarded to athletes. The host Singapore's performance was their best to date and placed fourth overall amongst participating nations.

  *   Host nation (Singapore)

1  Indonesia (INA)888184253
2  Thailand (THA)637063196
3  Philippines (PHI)575972188
4  Singapore (SIN)*504074164
5  Malaysia (MAS)434565153
6  Vietnam (VIE)961934
7  Myanmar (MYA)8131637
8  Brunei (BRU)131822
9  Laos (LAO)0101
Totals (9 nations)3193184111048


  1. ^ "Singapore hosts the 17th SEA Games". Retrieved 16 February 2017.
  2. ^ "Roar! Sporting Lions in Singapore".
  3. ^ "Looking Back At SEA Games Singapore". Archived from the original on 12 February 2017.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)

External linksEdit

Preceded by
Southeast Asian Games

XVII Southeast Asian Games (1993)
Succeeded by
Chiang Mai