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Ultramarathoners Lim Nghee Huat and Yong Yuen Cheng will be participating in the SEA Games Torch Parade on Thursday (Jun 4). (Photo: Go50's Facebook page)

The 28th SEA Games stamp issue. (Photo: SingPost)

Screengrab of SEA Games opening ceremony rehearsal from Minister Lawrence Wong's Facebook page.

A total of 2,482 volunteers set a new record at the National Stadium on Saturday (May 16). (Photo: Samuel Lim for SINGSOC)

National boxer Tay Jia Wei. (Photo: Afifah Ariffin) 

National boxer Leong Jun Hao. (Photo: Afifah Ariffin) 

(From left to right) SEA Games mascot Nila, General Manager of Southeast Asia for UnionPay International Mr Wenhui Yang and SEA Games Organising Committee Exco Chairman Mr Lim Teck Yin at the sponsorship announcement. (Photo: Elizabeth Goh)

The under-23 team will take on Japanese fourth-division team Azul-Claro Numazu today as part of their preparations for the coming SEA Games. (Photo: FAS)

Mr Wong (in white) with the pencak silat team. Mr Wong hopes the SEA Games will inspire more Singaporeans to take up sports. (Photo: Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth)

The SEA Games 2015 bus. (Photo: Nadia Jansen Hassan)

Creative Director Ms Beatrice Chia-Richmond, Chairman of Opening & Closing Ceremonies COL Lawrence Lim, Chairman of SINGSOC executive committee Lim Teck Yin and SEA Games mascot Nila. (Photo: SINGSOC)

SNOC president and Social and Family Development Minister Tan Chuan-Jin, flag bearer Quah Ting Wen, Chefs de Mission Dr Tan Eng Liang and Nicholas Fang and Culture, Community and Youth Minister Lawrence Wong (Photo: Abhishek Ravikrishnan)

The silat team training at the Singapore Silat Federation. The SEA Games silat competition starts on June 10 at the Singapore Expo. (Photo: Jason Quah / TODAY)

The Team Singapore flag being carried down along Orchard Road and hoisted on the Teams Singapore arch during the “One Team Singapore @ Orchard Road” event on March 7. Photo: Wee Teck Hian/TODAY

File photo of Nila, the mascot of the 28th Southeast Asian Games. (Photo: TODAY)

Singapore Sports Hub launches a publicity campaign to increase awareness of the 28th SEA Games 2015. Photo: Wee Teck Hian/TODAY

The designs for the 28th SEA Games winners' medallions. (Photo: SEA Games Organising Committee)

Experience Sports Super 10s participants trying out one of the obstacles at the Singapore Sports Hub. (Photo: Singapore Sports Hub)

Executive Director of JK Technology Eugene Ang, 28th SEA Games mascot Nila and SINGSOC Chief of Community and Corporate Outreach Toh Boon Yi at the partnership signing ceremony. (Photo: JK Technology) 

Nanyang Polytechnic students put on a martial arts performance at an event meant to raise support and awareness for the upcoming SEA Games. (Photo: CNA/Nadia Jansen Hassan)

Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Lawrence Wong (C) interacts with the Team Singapore athletes as part of the Nanyang Polytechnic SEA Games countdown event. (Photo: Nanyang Polytechnic)

Lions Under-23 head coach Aide Iskandar (left) during the men's football draw on Wednesday. (Photo: Elizabeth Goh)

President Tony Tan meets with golfers representing Singapore at SEA Games 2015. (Photo: Elizabeth Goh) 

President Tony Tan meets swimmers representing Singapore in SEA Games 2015. (Photo: Elizabeth Goh) 

President Tony Tan meets rhythmic gymnasts representing Singapore at SEA Games 2015. (Photo: Elizabeth Goh) 

President Tony Tan meets the basketball team representing Singapore at SEA Games 2015. (Photo: Elizabeth Goh) 

President Tony Tan tours the SEA Games 2015 security centre. (Photo: Elizabeth Goh) 

President Tony Tan Keng Yam meets swimmers representing Singapore at this year's SEA Games on Apr 15, 2015. (Photo: Elizabeth Goh) 

Singapore's Koh Sock Hwee and Marc Ong training at Sentosa Golf Club's golf course.

President Tony Tan meets with Team Singapore athletes at the Singapore Sports Hub. (Photo: Wee Teck Hian/TODAY)

Silat player Shakir Juanda in the music video for the SEA Games song "Unbreakable". (Screengrab from SEA Games' YouTube video)

The Singapore Mens Water Polo team (blue cap) at the 26th SEA Games in Palembang in 2011. (Photo: Ooi Boon Keong/TODAY)

SEA Games Team Singapore athletes visiting Hwa Chong Institution. (Photo: SINGSOC)

Team Singapore golfer Marc Ong training for the 2015 SEA Games. (Photo: Afifah Ariffin) 

High performance coach Terence Koh (right) is confident the Republic’s sailors such as Bernie Chin and Jodie Lai will deliver at the SEA Games in June. (Photo: Tristan Loh/ TODAY)

Riky Widianto, Mixed Doubles, is a SEA Games gold medal hopeful. (Photo: CNA)

Within the "Spalliera" is a 8m wide gazebo, the "Cassa Armonica". It will be home to a host of free choir performances by various schools over the festive peroid. (Photo: Ngau Kai Yan)

A total of 165,000 light bulbs are used to create the magical affair at Christmas Wonderland.(Photo: Ngau Kai Yan)

Christmas Wonderland at Gardens By The Bay. (Photo: Ngau Kai Yan)

Buzz Lightyear, Woody, the Minions and other Disney toys are up for grabs at the 7 carnival games around The Fairground. (Photo: Ngau Kai Yan)

Standing at 20 metres, the "Spalliera" is this year's largest Luminarie. (Photo: Ngau Kai Yan)

This year, festival grounds will occupy 35,000sqm, double of that from last year's. (Photo: Ngau Kai Yan)

Hand crafted by Italian craftsmen, this year's architecture design is reflective of medieval times. (Photo: Ngau Kai Yan)

56 of such "Luminarie" illuminations will adorn areas around Gardens By The Bay. (Photo: Ngau Kai Yan)

A first this year, visitors to the Ice Palace will be able to skate around the 400sqm rink, which can hold up to 100 people at any time. (Photo: Ngau Kai Yan)

A highlight of The Fairground is a vintage carousell, a mainstay in classic British carnivals. The carousel was brought in from Europe and pieced together here in Singapore. (Photo: Ngau Kai Yan)

One of the many game stalls being prepped at The Fairground - a new festival installment which will feature a wide array of carnival games. (Photo : Ngau Kai Yan)