“The End Goal of Sports.”

“The End Goal of Sports.”

Date 17-Sept-2017 | Category News & Articles | Author Others

“The End Goal of Sports.”

The just concluded 29th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games ended on a high note for Malaysia as we saw our best performance yet. We emerged as the Games’ champion earning 145 Gold and a total of 323 medals.

But like in any other games, shiny medals are just a part of the narrative. To understand what sports are all about, it would be helpful to have some insights into its history.

SEA Games began as “Southeast Asian Peninsular (SEAP)” Games in 1959, a brainchild of former Thailand Olympic Committee vice-president Luang Sukhum Nayaoradit. Countries from the Southeast Asian Peninsular agreed to set up a regional sports event to help “promote cooperation, understanding and relations among countries in the region”

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