Where are the Southeast Asian Games held in Myanmar?
Nay Pyi Taw became the second city in Myanmar to host the Southeast Asian Games. The games were opened and closed by Nyan Tun, the Vice-president of Myanmar at the Wunna Theikdi Stadium. The final medal tally was led by Thailand, followed by host Myanmar and Vietnam.
How many sports are there in the 2013 Southeast Asian Games?
The 2013 Southeast Asian Games ( Burmese: ၂၀၁၃ ခုနှစ် အရှေ့တောင် အာရှ အားကစား ပြိုင်ပွဲ ), officially known as the 27th Southeast Asian Games, was a Southeast Asian multi-sport event took place in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. Around 4730 athletes from 11 participating nations competed at the games, which featured 460 events in 34 sports.
How far did the 2013 Southeast Asian Games torch relay travel?
The torch relay of the games began at Yangon’s Thuwunna Indoor Stadium and ended in Nay Pyi Taw during the opening ceremony, covering a distance of 320 kilometres. The logo of the 2013 Southeast Asian Games is an image of the map of Myanmar.
What is the name of the mascot of Myanmar SEA Games 2013?
The owl as the official mascot of Myanmar SEA Games 2013 has a personality: wise, calm, lucky, loyal, and friendly. The personality of an owl was intended to bring forth co-operation, friendship, and better understanding among the participating countries. The mascots are named after a famous Burmese dance, U Shwe Yoe and Daw Moe .
Why did Myanmar not include gymnastics in Philippines SEA Games?
Myanmar SEA Games Organizing Committee’s decision to include Burmese traditional sports Chinlone and Sittuyin, and to exclude Olympic disciplines sports like gymnastics and tennis were not received well. The Philippines decided to send 208 athletes only, which its smallest delegation in 14 years.