(Eagle News) – The Philippines continued lead the 30th Southeast Asian Games medal tally with 90 gold medals as of Sunday noon, Dec. 8.
Aside from the 90 golds, the host country also bagged 68 silvers and 70 bronze medals, for a total medal haul of 228
Indonesia dislodged Vietnam in second place with 51 gold medals, 49 silvers and 65 bronze medals, while Vietnam drops into third place with 47 gold medals, 52 silvers and 65 bronze medals.
Thailand is at fourth place with 40 gold medals, 53 silvers, 59 bronzes, followed by Singapore with 37 golds, 30 silvers, and 42 bronzes.
Sixth is Malaysia with 36 gold medals, 28 silvers, and 46 bronzes; seventh is Myanmar with two golds, 12 silvers and 33 bronzes; eighth is Cambodia with two golds, four silvers and 21 bronzes; ninth is Brunei Darussalam with one gold, five silvers and five bronzes; while 10th is Laos with three silvers and 15 bronzes.
Timor Leste is still last as its players still failed to win a medal in the games.
As of noon Sunday, Dec. 8, a total of 306 gold medals, 304 silvers and 421 bronze medals, or a total of 1031 medals, have been given in the 2019 SEA Games, considered as the biggest in the multi-sports regional biennial meet.
The closing ceremony of the 30th SEA Games is set on Dec. 11.