ASEAN Para Games: Cambodia Bags 7 Medals as of June 4

Cambodia clinched a total of 7 medals – 2 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze – at the 12th ASEAN Para Games as of June 4, according to the latest update of the Organising Committee.

The gold medals were won in Women’s Long Jump T64 and 3×3 Women’s Wheelchair Basketball, while the silver medals were obtained in Para Judo (Women’s J1-48kg), Para Swimming (Women’s 400m Freestyle S7), and the bronze medals in Para Athletics (Women’s Shot Put F63-64), Para Judo (Men’s J1-60kg), and Para Swimming (Men’s 100m Breaststroke SB7).

Cambodia thus sits 8th among 11 participating countries on the Medal Table, before Laos with four medals (1 silver and 3 bronze), but behind Myanmar with 7 medals (2 gold, 4 silver and 1 bronze).

Indonesia tops the list with 54 medals (23 gold, 19 silver and 12 bronze), followed by Vietnam with 39 medals (15 gold, 11 silver and 13 bronze) and Thailand with 35 medals (11 gold, 15 silver and 9 bronze).

Malaysia, the Philippines and Singapore occupy the fourth, fifth and sixth places with 15 medals (7 gold, 5 silver and 3 bronze), 20 medals (5 gold, 7 silver and 8 bronze) and 11 medals (3 gold, 3 silver and 5 bronze), respectively.

Timor-Leste has not won any medal yet while Brunei got a silver medal.

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 accommodate 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