30th SEA Games: Cambodia Wins Another Gold Medal
AKP Phnom Penh, December 05, 2019 —
Cambodia earned another gold medal, in petanque tournament this afternoon, from the 30th SEA Games being hosted by the Philippines.
Cambodian petanque athletes – Sreang Sorakhim, Duong Dina and Un Yary – got the gold medal after defeating their Malalysian counterparts in the 3-3 (women) category.
The Kingdom got its first gold medal on Dec. 2 in Arnis event.
As of now, Cambodia won in total 22 medals – two gold, three silver and 17 bronze in Hoop Takraw, Arnis and Petanque events.
Cambodia sent more than 400 sports delegates to join the SEA Games 2019 in the Philippines. The Cambodian athletes will compete in many sports events such as taekwondo, Khmer boxing, tennis, wrestling, beach volleyball, U22 football, basketball, swimming, gymnastics, table tennis, badminton, martial arts, golf, sailing, Karate, etc.
Of the total sports delegates, 57 are sports officials who will draw experience from the Philippines in organising this biennial regional games.
Cambodia is going to host the 32nd SEA Games in 2023.
(Photo: Khem Sovannara & Yim Sovathana)
By C. Nika