The 31st Southeast Asian Games (31st SEA Games) has concluded, with host country Vietnam racking up the most number of gold medals in esports.

Out of 10 events in the tournament, Vietnam secured four gold medals and three silver medals, putting them on top of the medal tally, followed by Thailand and Indonesia, two countries that earned two gold medals apiece, and six medals in total.

Vietnam flourishes on home court in esports at the 31st SEA Games

31st SEA Games gold, silver, and bronze medal
Credit: SEA Games

PC titles such as Dota 2, Starcraft II, as well as Hearthstone and Tekken 7 were not included this year, and were replaced by FIFA Online 4, and mobile titles PUBG: Mobile, CrossFire, Free Fire, and League of Legends: Wild Rift.

The host country won gold medals in multiple mobile titles such as League of Legends: Wild Rift (Men), League of Legends, PUBG Mobile (Solo), and CrossFire. Indonesia is next in the standing, winning gold medals in Free Fire and PUBG Mobile (Team).

Thailand finished third in the medal tally standings after winning gold in FIFA Online 4 and Arena of Valor.

The Philippines defended their gold medal in Mobile Legends: Bang Bang and won in the women’s division of League of Legends: Wild Rift.

Vietnam's Mobile Legends: Bang Bang representatives for the 31st SEA Games
Credit: VIRESA

Here is the full medal tally for the 31st SEA Games. Out of 11 participant countries, only six countries went home with a medal in esports.


The closing ceremony for the 2021 Southeast Asian Games will take place later this evening, May 23. Follow ONE Esports on Facebook for more SEA Games news and updates.

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