Five sports provisionally dropped from 2017 SEA Games


Ludovic Gobert of France (Top) fights with Varlam Liparteliani of Georgia (Bottom) in their men's under 90kg bronze medal fight at the Paris International Grand Slam judo tournament, France, February 7, 2016. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

KUALA LUMPUR: Five sports – bodybuilding, canoeing, fencing, judo and triathlon – have been dropped from the initial 39 listed for the 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games.

The Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) technical committee met on Wednesday and selected 34 sports – comprising 342 events – for the biennial Games, scheduled to be held from Aug 19-31.

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