The happening of the Southeast Asian Sailing Championship 2021 in Preah Sihanouk province will be a positive sign for the SEA Games 2023 and the Asian Youth Games 2029 hosted by Cambodia.
The optimism was underlined by Tourism Minister H.E. Thong Khon and Mr. Chan Khun Sing Joseph, Manager of the Competition Organising Committee when opening the event on Sunday.
The competition will be a test field to measure and strengthen the capacity of Cambodian athletes for the SEA Games 2023 and the Asian Youth Games 2029, he added.
H.E. Thong Khon, also the Chairman of the Competition Organising Committee, expressed his warm welcome to delegates, coaches and athletes from the three participating countries including Cambodia, Malaysia and Singapore.
Jointly organised by Cambodia and Singapore, the Southeast Asian Sailing Championship 2021 takes place from Dec. 12 to 17 with the participation of 27 athletes and covers five subjects.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press