Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith on Tuesday received at his office in Vientiane the delegation of athletes who have just accomplished competition at the 29th SEA Games 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Aug 15-30.
The Prime Minister Thongloun expressed thanks and congratulations to the national sport federations as well as their athletes for making Laos renowned at international sport arena.
On the occasion, Prime Minister Thongloun announced rewarding 100 million kip to the Lao athletes in the recognition of their winning 2 gold, 3 silver and 21 bronze medals at Kuala Lumpur Games 2017.
Laos finished the 29th SEA Games with ninth out of eleven places grabbing 26 medals from nine sports namely Petanquje, Snooker and Billiard, Sepak Takraw, Taekwondo, Pencak Silat, Boxing, Muay, Athletics and Yudo.
Source: Lao News Agency