Cambodian Vovinam Athletes Grab Another Gold Medal

Cambodia this morning gained another gold medal for Vovinam in Women’s Pair Knife Form at the 32nd SEA Games being held from May 5 to 17, bringing the host country’s gold medal tally to 38.

Ms. Pov Sokha and Ms. Seur Chanleakhena won the gold medal with a total score of 270.

Cambodia has so far, obtained 38 gold medals: 9 in Vovinam, 8 in Kun Bokator, 4 in Chinlone, 3 in Jiu-Jitsu, 2 in Kun Khmer, 2 in Soft Tennis, 2 in E-Sports, 2 in Triathlon, 1 in Ouk Chaktrang (Chess), 1 in Basketball, 1 in Cricket, 1 in Karate, 1 in Pencak Silat, and 1 Billiard.

Twenty-Three (23) types of sports are on today’s competition list including Cricket, Golf, Ouk Chaktrang (Chess), Petanque, Vovinam, Athletics, Swimming, Badminton, Basketball, E-Sports, Sepak Takraw, Soft Tennis, Tennis, Field Hockey, Pencak Silat, Billard, Table Tennis, Diving, Volleyball, Gymnastic, Boxing, Kun Khmer, and Football.

A 1,203-strong Cambodian delegation, including 896 athletes, have been taking part in the 32nd SEA Games that the Kingdom is hosting for the first time in 64 years under the motto “Sport: Living in Peace”.

Cambodia bagged 63 medals – nine gold, 13 silver and 41 bronze – in the 31st SEA Games in Vietnam in 2022.

Source: Agence Kampuchea Presse