Three more medals – a gold, a silver, and a bronze – were added to the medal tally of Cambodia at the 11th ASEAN Para Games being held in Solo, Indonesia.
The gold medal, the fourth of its kind, was won by Ms. Nguon Rattana in women’s T46 1,500-metre running.
Ms. Vith Chantha obtained the silver medal in the women’s 200-metre running, while Mr. Chea Sideth and Mr. Pen Rottina got the bronze medal in international chess.
Cambodia has so far earned in total 14 medals including four gold in wheelchair basketball, long jump, boccia and running; six silver in swimming, wheelchair racing and running; and four bronze in table tennis, swimming, wheelchair racing, and international chess, according to the Cambodian SEA Games Organising Committee (CAMSOC).
Cambodia has sent 115 athletes to compete in 11 sport disciplines including athletics, swimming, men’s and women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s wheelchair basketball, blind basketball, Seven-a-side football, table tennis, badminton, weightlifting, chess, and boccia.
In the 9th ASEAN Para Games in Malaysia, Cambodia got 5 silver and 5 bronze medals. The 10th games, scheduled to be hosted by the Philippines, were cancelled due to the COVID-19 threat.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press