Southeast Asia's Bodybuilding Elite Shine at Thrilling 18th SEABPF Championships in Vientiane

The 18th South East Asian Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship (SEABPF) held in Vientiane, Lao PDR from May 16-20, 2024 featured an impressive display of muscular physiques as the region's top athletes competed for glory.

Hosted by the ASEAN Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (ABBF), the prestigious five-day event saw competitors from across Southeast Asia showcase their hard-earned talents in a wide range of weight classes and categories.

In the medal table, Vietnam emerged as the dominant force, earning a total of 8 gold medals. Lao PDR, Thailand and Myanmar followed with 3 golds each. Malaysia secured 1 gold medal.

Gold medalists included:

Lao's Phoumee Savantdysay in Men's Bodybuilding 55kg
Vietnam's Le Hong Phong in Men's Bodybuilding 60kg
Malaysia's Joseph Anak Ladi in Men's Bodybuilding 65kg
Lao's Khamling Chalern in Men's Bodybuilding 70kg
Vietnam's Nguyen Trong Khanh in Men's Bodybuilding 75kg
Thailand's Thanakrit Prachantasen in Men's Bodybuilding over 75kg
Vietnam's Nguyen Van Quang in Men's Master Bodybuilding 50-60 yrs Open Category
Vietnam's Ta Phuc Nhat Tan in Men's Fitness Physique Open Category and Men's Athletic Physique up to 167 cm
Myanmar's Thare War in Women's Athletic Physique Open Category
Vietnam's Chau Nguyen Kha in Men's Athletic Physique up to 160 cm
Myanmar's Ko Ko Kyaw Phyo in Men's Athletic Physique up to 175 cm
Vietnam's Le Vinh Kha in Men's Athletic Physique over 175 cm
Lao's Keota Phaphilomlasak in Men's Sports Physique up to 165 cm
Myanmar's Than Htike Oo in Men's Sports Physique up to 170 cm
Lao's Chintana Khambounheung in Women's Model Physique up to 165cm
Thailand's Kittisak Buradam in Men's Sports Physique up to 175 cm
Thailand's Rachasap Jaroensap in Men's Sports Physique over 175 cm
Thailand's Yuphaphon Suepsuan in Women's Model Physique up to 155 cm
Thailand's Chiranan Suran in Women's Model Physique up to 160 cm
Lao's Chintana Khambounheung in Women's Model Physique up to 165 cm and Women's Ladies Model Physique over 35 yrs
Vietnam's Ha Thi Thanh Trang in Women's Model Physique over 165cm
Lao's Chintana Khambounheung in Women's Model Physique up to 165 cm
Vietnam's Chau Nguyen Kha and Tran Thi Thanh Tam in Mixed Pairs

The 18th SEABPF Championships was hailed as a tremendous success, cementing Southeast Asia's status as a global powerhouse in the sport of bodybuilding. Fans are already eagerly awaiting the 19th edition.