Philippines all-time 3rd overall

By: - Reporter / @MusongINQ
/ 09:20 PM November 11, 2011

JAKARTA—Team Philippines is in third place behind Indonesia and Thailand according to an all-time medal count released by the organizing Indonesian Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (Inasoc) Friday.

The Filipinos trail the Thais by 600 gold medals while holding a 57-gold advantage over fourth-running Malaysia.


The bulk of the Filipinos’ overall harvest of 2,846 medals are bronzes—1,121. The silvers add up to 923, while the golds number 802.

Indonesia has a running total of 1,422 gold, 1,262 silver and 1,251 bronze medals.


Thailand has a gold-silver-bronze tally of 1,402-1,208-1,193.

Though organizers have told canoe/kayak delegations that they are scrapping the heats altogether and moving entries straight into the finals because of Lake Cipule’s ability to accommodate so many lanes, according to a Channel News Asia report Thursday.

Construction of the canoe/kayak site in Lake Cipule started just three months ago “even if the venue was selected for the games more than a year ago.”

The report also said there was corruption in the construction of the official athletes’ village in Palembang, South Sumatra.

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