The opening ceremony held on July 20th
This year's ASG lures 4,000 young athletes from 10 ASEAN member nations, playing for 10 events: athletics, badminton, basketball, gymnastics, netball, sepak takraw, squash and aerobics, swimming, table tennis and volleyball.

Ms Nguyen Thi Nghia, Deputy Minister of Education and Training posed with the Vietnamese team before heading to the Games
The Vietnamese team includes 60 staffs, coaches, athletes, referees who will compete in four categories: athletics, table tennis, gymnastics, and swimming.

The opening ceremony was held on July 20th at the campus of the 62-year-old MARA University of Technology in Selangor's state capital Shah Alam.

This is the second time Malaysia is hosting the Games, after the second edition in 2010. While Singapore has also hosted the ASG twice - last year and in 2011./.