OCA vice-president lauds Philippines SEA Games; suggests 2030 Asian Games bid

The crowd watches on at the opening ceremony of the Southeast Asian Games at the Philippines Arena on November 30, 2019 in Bulacan, Philippines. (Photo by Gary Tyson/Getty Images for SEA Games)

Olympic Council of Asia vice-president Wei Jizhong said he was "very impressed" by how the Philippines are hosting the ongoing SEA Games, and suggested they should consider bidding for "bigger events" like the 2030 Asian Games.

Speaking during a press briefing to Filipino media, he said: "The Philippine Arena is perhaps a unique arena in the world. We witnessed the enthusiasm of all athletes, and showed the excellent tradition of the SEA Games so far."

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