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Philippines to host SEA Games again in 2033

Philippines to host SEA Games again in 2033
Philippines to host SEA Games again in 2033

FILE–Athletes and officers from the Philippines march for the duration of the opening ceremony of the SEA Video games (Southeast Asian Online games) at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan on November 30, 2019. (Photo by Ted ALJIBE / AFP)

MANILA, Philippines–The preparations for the next Philippine hosting of the Southeast Asian Games will occur before than expected.

A few yrs eliminated from the triumphant conquest of Staff Philippines as host of the 2019 SEA Game titles, Philippine Olympic Committee president Rep. Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino produced a daring bid to stage the biennial fulfill again in 2033.

“We made available a bid to host anew in 2033 and the council unanimously approved,” reported Tolentino right after he pushed for the country’s fifth internet hosting at the SEA Online games Federation Council Assembly in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on Wednesday.

The nation hosted its most effective SEA Games back in 2019 exactly where the Philippines captured the total title less than Tolentino’s check out as POC main.

Immediately after Vietnam staged the Video games two months ago, it will be the flip of Cambodia to stage the 11-country meet up with next yr, after which the regional sportsfest will return to Bangkok in 2025, Kuala Lumpur in 2027, Singapore in 2029 and Laos in 2031.

According to Tolentino, the 2033 internet hosting will be formally introduced to President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. in Malacanang for the formal acceptance of the Philippine governing administration.

“After presenting the web hosting bid to the council, and subsequent its approval, the POC and the SEA Video games Council will ask the Philippine authorities to challenge a letter of guidance,” explained Tolentino, who was accompanied by POC deputy secretaries generals Bones Floro and Carl Sambrano in Phnom Penh.

“If the federal government declines, the hosting chores will be provided to a different region,” included Tolentino.

The Philippines 1st hosted the SEA Video games in 1981, then in 1991 and 2005 when it won the all round title for the first time. All nations around the world in the region have hosted the Online games, besides for Timor Leste.

In 1981, Crew Philippines wound up third all round with 55 gold, 55 silver and 77 bronze medals and emerged 2nd to Indonesia in 1991 following falling brief by 1 gold (91-62-84).

The 2005 internet hosting was a smashing achievements with a 112-84-94 tally and was repeated in 2019 with a medal collection of 149-117-121.

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