10 of the Best Things That Happened in the 2019 SEA Games
Gold, sweat, and tears.
(SPOT.ph) The Philippines is walking away from the 2019 Southeast Asian Games as the overall champion—with 149 gold, 117 silver, and 119 bronze medals as of writing—but more than just a boatload of podium finishes, we've also got more than enough history-making, adrenaline-filled, and life-changing moments to tell our grandkids about. Plus, the closing ceremony slated for today, December 11, at the New Clark City Athletics Stadium, will most likely add more epic moments to the list.
The 30th run of the games had a rocky start—there are still questions worth asking—but we round up a few of the amazing moments that happened during the meet. From the funniest reactions, the wildest moments, and amazing feats, check out just some of the best things that happened during the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games below:
We swear the nation felt a collective shiver of awe when these legends came out.
He may have won bronze, but he'll always be golden in our hearts.
Look up "dedication" in the dictionary and this is what you'll find.
Sorry did you say something? We couldn't hear you over all the gold.
Looks like she's gone far out of Samboy Lim's shadow.
We'd suplex him out of happiness, too, except we're probably not strong enough.
We second the motion.
They all brought their A-game, and this ref brought his barong.
Then he went on to win the gold medal!
Carlos Yulo, Hidilyn Diaz, Agatha Wong—too many to mention, but they've all got our cheers!
Plus, a bonus tweet: