Vietnam to postpone SEA Games

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Vietnam to postpone SEA Games. The 10th SEA Games Council has vote to cancel the 31st SEA Games at the end of this year. Due to the epidemic situation of COVID-19 more severe in this region. As for Vietnam to postpone SEA Games in April next year. Let’s make an offer again.

Mr. Chaiyaphak Siriwat, COO of the SEA Games Federation preside over the SEA Games Council via teleconference on July 8, with Pol. Gen. Jaruk Areekarakan Vice President and Secretary General of the Olympic Committee of Thailand, Prof. Charoen Wattanasin, Dr. Warin Tansupasiri, Councilor of Ufabet Thai SEA Games, Mr. Thana Chaiprasit, Treasurer of the Olympic Committee and the Council of 11 SEA Games attended the meeting. In order to consider the case of Vietnam to host the 31st SEA Games. The event will be postpone from November 21 to December 2, 2021 to April or May 2022.

The meeting asked Vietnam to give a clear answer whether it was able to hold the tournament as originally scheduled. Vietnam’s representatives were still trying to negotiate an answer in the next 10 days. But in the end, the chairman of the meeting aske all nations to vote on whether to keep the competition as schedule. Due to the epidemic situation of the COVID-19 virus in this region more severe

The meeting voted with 10 nations and Vietnam abstained to cancel the 31st SEA Games. Vietnam will ask to postpone the event in April. Or in May next year It is a matter that the Vietnamese Olympic Games have to talk to the government to get a clear answer before presenting to the SEA Games Federation again.