Cambodia this afternoon claimed six more gold medals – two in Kun Khmer, three in Sepak Takraw (Men’s, Women’s and Mixed Chinlone), and one in Jiu-Jitsu – at the 32nd SEA Games being hosted by Cambodia.
With the new gold medals, the Kingdom earned now in total 18 gold medals in Kun Bokator, Jiu-Jitsu, Aquathlon, Vovinam, Ouk Chaktrang (Chess), Soft Tennis, E-Sports, Kun Khmer and Sepak Takraw (Chinlone), making the Kingdom temporarily at the top of the Medal Table.
Some 25 sports competitions are on today's programme – Boxing, Football, Kun Khmer, Kun Bokator, Pencak Silat, Sailing, Hockey, Volleyball, Jiu-Jitsu, Athletics, Obstacle Race, Triathlon, Cricket, Ouk Chaktrang (Chess), E-sports, Karate, Soft Tennis, Petanque, Vovinam, Swimming, Mountain Bike, Basketball, Sepak Takraw, and Teqball.
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.
As the host country, Cambodia is determined to win as much medals as possible. In the 31st SEA Games in Vietnam in 2022, the Kingdom bagged 63 medals – nine gold, 13 silver and 41 bronze.
Source: Agence Kampuchea Presse