LOOK: New Clark City all set for SEA Games 2019 showpiece

Beatrice Go
Action in the athletics and aquatics events gets going in the brand new sports complex at New Clark City in Capas, Tarlac
OLYMPIC SIZE. The 2,000-seater aquatics stadium boasts an Olympic-sized fast pool. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FIRST CLASS. The New Clark City athletics stadium is a Class 1 IAAF-certified venue in the Philippines. Photo by Josh Albelda  

  

MANILA, Phililppines – New Clark City looks all set to host the centerpiece events as the 2019 Southeast Asian Games officially unfolds on Saturday, November 30.

As the main hub of the regional biennial meet, the spanking new sports complex in Capas, Tarlac will stage the athletics and aquatics events.

Check out what’s inside the 20,000-seater athletics stadium, 2,000-seater aquatics center and athlete’s village. 

  

OLYMPIC SIZE. The 2,000-seater aquatics stadium boasts an Olympic-sized fast pool. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

  

COMPETITION-READY. The New Clark City athletics stadium hosted several test events weeks before the 2019 SEA Games. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

  

PHOTO FINISH. The athlete's village is ready to accommodate the different delegations. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

  

HALAL-CERTIFIED. New Clark City boasts a halal-certified kitchen that will serve a buffet-style meal plan in the huge dining hall. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

  

COMFORT. The athlete's village includes a recreational space with a pool to relax. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

  

SHUTTLE SERVICES. The athletes and officials will be provided with free shuttle services around New Clark City. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

  

– Rappler.com 

Beatrice Go

More commonly known as Bee, Beatrice Go is a multimedia sports reporter for Rappler, who covers Philippine sports governance, national teams, football, and the UAAP. Stay tuned for her news and features on Philippine sports and videos like the Rappler Athlete’s Corner and Rappler Sports Timeout.