The 25th episode of the South-East Asian Games is just around the corner. Laos will be hosting the 10-day games, which will kicks-off on the 9th December 2009 and Brunei will be participating in the events.
Brunei athletes route to the big Asian games, 13 chosen athletes were sent to participated in the 10-day Asian Indoor Games, hosted by the Qyan Ngua Sports Palace in Hanoi. Kicked off on 29th October 2009, the Sultanate contingents which remarks its first participations only took parts in 3 sports event, 9-balls single events, Wushu and Pencak Silat.
The contingents bagged 1 silver medal from pencak silat-sisters Norleyermah & Norleyharyanti Binte Haji Raya combined with Nurul Aimi Zainidi. While 6 more medals came from Wushu participants.
Also participating was HRH Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister's Office in the 9-ball singles event.
Favourite's, China finished the top table list with 48 gold, 25 silver and 19 bronze. Whilist, host Vietnam came second with 42 gold, 30 silver and 22 bronze. Kazakhstn were third with 21 gold, 16 silver and 21 bronze medals.