Thailand has bagged the first 2 gold medals in the 27th Southeast Asian Games, currently held in Myanmar’s Naypyidaw.

Thailand takes the lead in the 27th SEA Games after winning 2 gold medals in the men's and women's chinlone same strokes.

Thailand took the first gold after its women's team defeated Laos PRD in the final with the score of 202-192. The men’s team then added another gold after a victory over Cambodia, with 256-236 on the scoreboard.

Chinlone is a sport of 6 players in a team, who pass the ball, which looks like a takraw ball, back and forth with their feet, heads, and knees as they walk around a circle. Chinlone is a combination of sport and dance.

The 27th SEA Games, currently being held in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, is a biennial multi-sport event involving participants from the current 11 countries in Southeast Asia.

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