Cambodia Earns 27 Medals from 19th ASEAN University Games 2018

AKP Phnom Penh, December 20, 2018–

As of yesterday, Cambodia earned a total of 27 medals from various challenges at the 19th ASEAN University Games 2018 in Myanmar.

Taking place from Dec. 10 to 20 in Naypyidaw, the event was participated by athletes from the 11 ASEAN member countries.

According to Mr. Meas Sareth, official of the Student Sports Department, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, of the 27 medals, 5 are gold, 10 silver and 12 bronze.

Cambodia, he added, sent 77 delegates including 49 athletes, 12 coaches and 3 arbiters, and by far the country was ranked number eight in the games.

Cambodian athletes were sent for six challenges of the games, including athletics, table tennis, vovinam, swimming, petanque and karate.

Article in Khmer by Heng Naline

Article in English by Lim Nary