August 7, 2022

11th ASEAN Para Games: Cambodia’s 3rd Gold Medal Grabbed by Boccia Athlete

Female boccia athlete, San Sal, yesterday won a gold medal for Cambodia at the 11th ASEAN Para Games being held in Solo, Indonesia.

This is the third gold medal for the Kingdom. It was obtained in female individual – BC2 event.

Cambodia has so far earned in total 11 medals including three gold in wheelchair basketball, long jump and boccia; five silver in swimming and wheelchair racing; and three bronze in table tennis, swimming, and wheelchair racing, according to the Cambodian SEA Games Organising Committee (CAMSOC).

Cambodia has sent 115 athletes to compete in 11 sport disciplines including athletics, swimming, men's and women's volleyball, men's and women's wheelchair basketball, blind basketball, Seven-a-side football, table tennis, badminton, weightlifting, chess, and boccia.

In the 9th ASEAN Para Games in Malaysia, Cambodia got 5 silver and 5 bronze medals. The 10th games, scheduled to be hosted by the Philippines, were cancelled due to the COVID-19 threat.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press