1987 Southeast Asian Games

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14th Southeast Asian Games
Host cityJakarta
Nations participating8
Opening ceremony9 September
Closing ceremony20 September
Officially opened bySoeharto
President of Indonesia
Ceremony venueGelora Senayan Stadium
1985 1989  >

The 1987 Southeast Asian Games (Indonesian: Pesta Olahraga Asia Tenggara 1987), officially known as the 14th Southeast Asian Games, was a multi-sport event held in Jakarta, Indonesia from 9 to 20 September 1987 with 29 sports featured in the games. This was Indonesia's second time to host the games and its first time since 1979; the games was opened and closed by President of Indonesia Suharto at the Gelora Senayan Stadium.[1] The final medal tally was led by host Indonesia, followed by Thailand and the Philippines.

The games[edit]

Participating nations[edit]


Medal table[edit]

A total of 1142 medals, comprising 373 Gold medals, 371 Silver medals and 398 Bronze medals were awarded to athletes; the host Indonesia's performance was their best ever yet and emerged as overall champion of the games.[2]


  *   Host nation (Indonesia)

  *   Host nation (Indonesia)

1 Indonesia (INA)*18313684403
2 Thailand (THA)635767187
3 Philippines (PHI)597869206
4 Malaysia (MAS)354167143
5 Singapore (SIN)193864121
6 Burma (BIR)13152149
7 Brunei (BRU)151723
8 Cambodia (CAM)01910
Totals (8 nations)3733713981142


  1. ^ Percy Seneviratne (1993) Golden Moments: the S.E.A Games 1959-1991 Dominie Press, Singapore ISBN 981-00-4597-2
  2. ^ OCA Medal Tally

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Bangkok, Thailand
Southeast Asian Games Succeeded by
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia