3 content has been canceled at SEA Games 31, including what content?
According to the regulations of the Southeast Asian Sports Council, each sport and each competition at the SEA Games can only be held when there are at least 3 countries registered to participate.
Until today (May 3), in the women’s weightlifting event, only Indonesia and Thailand registered. As for the men’s hammer throwing, only Thailand and Malaysia registered to participate. Therefore, according to the previous regulations, these two events in athletics will be canceled at the 31st SEA Games.
This is the conclusion from the meeting at the 31st SEA Games Affirmation Conference taking place in Hanoi on May 3, 2022. In these days, 11 countries in the region meet to register, announce and finalize personnel to attend the contents and sports of the congress.
Thus, after the women’s beach handball, in turn, two more events of athletics, namely women’s weightlifting and men’s hammer throwing, were removed from the 31st SEA Games program. Athletics is now only 45 events instead of the 31st SEA Games. 47 as original. However, this does not affect the goal of winning 16-17 gold medals of Vietnamese athletics, because the strength of Vietnamese athletes lies in running and jumping holes.
Previously, the women’s beach handball content could not take place when only hosts Vietnam and Thailand registered to compete. Unable to win the gold medal at home, the Vietnamese beach handball girls brought good news from Thailand with the Asian championship and the ticket to the 2022 world championship.
The number of subjects at SEA Games 31 remained unchanged with 40 subjects, but the number of events decreased from 526 to 523. Beach handball is still held for men’s content in Quang Ninh province when enough teams compete.
SEA Games 31 will take place from May 12 to 23 in Hanoi and 11 neighboring provinces, with the participation of more than 5,000 athletes. The Vietnamese delegation will have 951 athletes competing in all 40 subjects, with the goal of winning about 140 gold medals and first place in the whole team.
The two athletics events including women’s weightlifting and men’s hammer throwing were canceled, the opportunity to compete in the 31st SEA Games at home of the players: Lieu Thi Hong Phuong, Huynh Ngoc My (women’s weightlifting); Do Tan Truong and Le Hong Quan (male hammer throwing) have disappeared.
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