There are at least 25 types of sports with many different events on the competition list today, while Cambodian athletes continue to perform well.
The 25 sports include Aquatics, Basketball, Billiards, Boxing, Ouk Chaktrang, Cricket, Cycling, E-Sports, Football, Hockey, Karate, Jiu-Jitsu, Kun Bokator, Kun Khmer, Vovinam, Obstacle Race, Penchak Silat, Petanque, Sailing, Sepak Takraw, Soft Tennis, Tennis, Duathlon, Volleyball, and Teqball.
The competitions will take place at different venues in Phnom Penh capital and the provinces of Siem Reap and Preah Sihanouk.
Cambodian athletes have so far achieved good performances, claiming in total 41 medals as of May 6, including 19 gold, 11 silver and 11 bronze.
In the previous SEA Games in Vietnam, Cambodia won 63 medals – nine gold, 13 silver and 41 bronze.
Over 12,000 athletes from 11 participating countries are set to compete in 37 sports with 581 events – 304 for men, 229 for women and 48 mixed – at the SEA Games 2023 under the motto of “Sport: Live in Peace” from May 5 to 17.
Source: Agence Kampuchea Presse