Cambodian mountain cyclists has won six trophies from King Cup 2023 round 1 in Thailand.
The good news was shared by Mr. Uch Sokvibol, Cambodian Mountain Biking Coach, adding that winners of ECO Men Elite and ECO Men was Mr. Khim Menglong and of XCO Women Elite and XCO Women was Ms. Khen Malai.
Taking place on Jan. 28-29 at Thong Pha Phum district of Kanchanaburi province, the tournament was divided into three disciplines, including XCO Elite with 28-km for 7 rounds, Women Elite with 24-km for 6 rounds and 700 metres to 1,400 metres cycling Men-Women Eliminate.
Cambodia sent three athletes, one coach and one sport delegate to join the event.
The Royal Cup or King Cup is an official annual programme of Thailand with 5 rounds of competition.
Cambodia will join only three rounds of the event, starting with the first round from Jan. 25 to 30 at Kanchanaburi province. Then they will take part in the third round from Feb. 26 to Mar. 3 in Phichet province and the fifth round from May 23 to 29 in Chanthaburi province.
The participation of Cambodian athletes in the event will further sharpen their capacity for the forthcoming 32nd SEA Games in Cambodia.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press