PHL continues to dominate 30th SEA Games with 63 golds after Day 5

SEA Games medal tally as of evening of Dec. 5, 2019. (Courtesy 2019 SEA Games website)


(Eagle News) – The Philippines continued to dominate the 30th Southeast Asian Games after Day 5 with 63 gold medals, 45 silvers and 32 bronze medals.

The host country now has a total medal haul of 140.

Second is Vietnam with 31 golds, 35 silvers and 41 bronze medals, or 107 medals in all.

Third is Indonesia with 27 golds, 36 silvers and 39 bronze medals, or 102 medals in all.

Fourth is Singapore with 26 golds, 18 silvers and 29 bronzes; followed by Malaysia with 23 golds, 16 silvers and 24 bronze medals.

At sixth place is Thailand with 16 golds, 22 silvers and 30 bronze medals.

It is followed by Cambodia with two golds, three silvers and 17 bronze medals; Myanmar with one gold, eight silvers and 23 bronze medals; and Brunei Darussalam with one gold, five silvers and five bronzes.

Laos is at 10th place with two silvers and 10 bronze medals.

Only Timor-Leste remained without a medal after Day 5 of the 2019 SEA Games.

The games dubbed as the biggest in SEA Games history with 56 sports — including the newly-introduced e-sports — and 530 medal events, will end on Dec. 11, 2019