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ASEAN Para Games 2023: Cambodia Jumps to 7th Place on Medal Table

Cambodia, the host country, climbed to No. 7 among the 11 participating countries on the Medal Table of the ongoing 12th ASEAN Para Games 2023, after earning 20 more medals, including 3 gold, 3 silver and 14 silver, today.

According to the latest update of the Organising Committee, as of June 6, at 10:00 pm, Cambodia got in total 43 medals (6 gold, 12 silver and 25 bronze), sitting behind Singapore with 28 medals (7 gold, 12 silver and 9 bronze), but before Myanmar with 27 medals (6 gold, 12 silver and 9 bronze).

Indonesia remains at the top of the list with 236 medals (99 gold, 83 silver and 54 bronze), followed by Thailand with 194 medals (75 gold, 71 silver and 48 bronze) and Vietnam with 129 medals (36 gold, 37 silver and 56 bronze).

Malaysia and the Philippines occupy the fourth and fifth places with 78 medals (33 gold, 27 silver and 18 bronze), and 66 medals (18 gold, 21 silver and 27 bronze), respectively.

Laos sits at the bottom of the list with 6 medals (1 silver and 5 bronze), preceded by Timor-Leste with 6 medals (2 gold and 4 bronze) and Brunei Darussalam with 5 medals (3 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze).

The 12th ASEAN Para Games 2023 was officially opened on June 3 under the motto “Sport: Live in Peace”.

To take place until June 9, the regional para games accommodates 14 sports including Athletics, Badminton, Boccia, Chess, 5-a-side Football, 7-a-side Football, Goalball, Judo, Powerlifting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Siting Volleyball, Wheelchairs Basketball, and E-sports (Demonstration) with 431 sports events at the Morodok Techo National Stadium, National Olympic Stadium and other courts in Phnom Penh capital.

At the 11th ASEAN Para Games in Solo, Indonesia in 2022, Cambodia grabbed 28 medals (7 gold, 10 silver, and 11 bronze).

Source: Agence Kampuchea Presse