Malaysia got 8 out of 11 flags wrong in a medal tally broadcast on TV during the SEA Games

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Guan Zhen Tan | Nyi Nyi Thet | August 25, 2017, 05:28 PM

Malaysia is doing incredibly well in the SEA games.

They are currently on 64 gold medals, nearly twice as much as second-placed Vietnam, and also Singapore:

However one issue they seem to have is assigning the right flag to the right country.

Take this screenshot for example.

Now, you've probably noticed that Singapore is for some reason, labelled as Thailand.

But that is just the tip of the flagberg.

Vietnam has the Singapore flag, Singapore has the Thailand flag, Thailand has the Indonesian flag, Indonesia now is under the Vietnam flag, the Philippines bears the Myanmar flag, and Myanmar in turn, is listed alongside the Philippine flag, Laos has the Cambodian flag, and Cambodia bears the Laos flag.

*Deep breath*

That's eight out of 11 they got wrong, which is worse than your chances if you randomly tikam-ed answers in an MCQ exam you didn't study for.

And this isn't the first time the SEA Games 2017 have had an issue with flags.

They mistook Poland's flag for Indonesia's in a local newspaper:

Photo via fandylo on Twitter

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Manpower of the Republic of Indonesia allegedly mixed up Costa Rica's flag for Thailand when they announced the start of the 29th SEA Games:

Photo via Claasun on Twitter

Photo via ashrafff97 on Twitter

And they messed up the Brunei flag during a synchronised swimming event too.

That's a lot of red flags.

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