Athletes, coaches, and officials from four sports returned home on Sunday (22/5). Those sports are Beach Volleyball, Futsal, E-Sports, and Karate.
Beach Volleyball, Futsal, and E-Sports arrived first. They were welcomed by Jadi Rajagukguk, member of the National Olympic Committee of Indonesia's (NOC Indonesia) Executive Committee.
He was proud of the athletes' achievement and believes Indonesia will finish in the top three in the medals tally.
"Hopefully we will stay in the top three, or even climb to second place," said Jadi.
He also said athletes need to stay motivated and push themselves for the next events.
"They need to focus on training. Asian Games is still to come [next year]. Another SEA Games is coming next year in Cambodia," Jadi added.
A ffew hours later, athletes, coaches, and officials from Karate landed in Indonesia. They were welcomed by Wijaya Noeradi, Vice Secretary-General of NOC Indonesia.
He appreciates the valiant effort of Indonesian karatekas. They took medals in 14 out of the 15 events in the 31st SEA Games.
"We appreciate your effort, to overcome all the obstacles. This makes the people of Indonesia proud," he said enthusiastically.
"We hope your commitment and spirit to train continues, to give the best four your country," Wijaya concluded.