Kun Khmer National Championship 2023 Commences

The Kun Khmer Federation is organising the Kun Khmer National Championship 2023 until Feb. 1 in Kampong Chhnang province. The update was shared by H.E. Khov Chhay, Director of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces Sports Centre and First Vice President of the Kun Khmer Federation. He added that the tournament taking place in Kampong Trach district attracts the participation of 148 athletes, 29 of whom are women from 15 sports associations in Cambodia. There are 18 disciplines for the championship, including women's fighting with a weight of 48, 51, 54, 57, and 50 kilogrammes; men's fighting with a weight of 45, 48, 51, 54, 57, 60, 63.5, 67, 71, 75, and 81 kilogrammes; and men's-women's teacher worship, pointed out the first vice president. H.E. Tem Moeun, President of Kun Khmer Federation, who presided over the opening ceremony of the event on Jan. 29, said the event is crucial not only to promote the national legacy and identity but also to develop the capacity of Cambodian young athletes for the big interna tional sports events, especially the 33rd SEA Games 2025 in Thailand and the 5th Asian Youth Games 2029 in Cambodia. Source: Agence Kampuchea Presse