For the second consecutive time, field Hockey will miss out in the South East Asian Games.
The 31st edition of the regional games will be held in 2021 in Vietnam and the hosts has proposed 40 sports .
None of the Hockey disciplines, be it field or indoor Hockey will be contested.
Another bitter blow for Malaysia is the omission of Squash. Tenpin Bowling, Lawn Bowls and track Cycling which always provides gold medals.
Below is the list of sports being offered.
List of sport for 2021 SEA Games
Category 1 (compulsory sports):
Category 2 (Olympic and Asian Games sports):
football, futsal, gymnastics, rowing, shooting, archery, weightlifting, judo, karate, wushu, wrestling, boxing, fencing, badminton, sepak takraw, tennis, volleyball, basketball, handball, cycling, table tennis, billiards, snooker and golf.
Category 3 (regional and new sports):
petanque, shuttlecock, vovinam, fin-swimming, dance, chess, pencak silat, muay, bodybuilding, esport and kick boxing.