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A two-horse race for the top position

Thailand leads with 87 gold medals in SEA Games, ahead of Singapore's record haul of 82; War Elephants aim to beat Myanmar for 15th football title

A group of Thai football fans cheering their team as they beat Indonesia 5-0 in the SEA Games football semi-finals at the National Stadium on Saturday. Thailand's supporters have been out in full force at many of the sports at the 28th SEA Games in Singapore. Many are decked out in colourful traditional costumes and waving flags as they watch their country claim one gold medal after another.


WITH just two days of competition left in the SEA Games, the battle to be the kings of sport in the region looks to be a two-horse race between host Singapore and traditional powerhouse Thailand.

The Thais are leading the way with 87 gold medals, just five more than the