Thong Khon led a delegation to participate in the Asian Games in Hangzhou, China today


[INNEWS Comprehensive Report] On the morning of September 21, Cambodian Olympic Committee Chairman Thong Khon and Olympic Committee Secretary-General Vath Chamroeun led the Cambodian sports delegation to Hangzhou, China, for the 19th Olympic Games to be held in Hangzhou from September 23 to October 8. Asian Games.

Vath Chamroeun, Secretary-General of the Cambodian Olympic Committee, said that based on the importance of the Cambodian government and the close cooperation and enthusiasm of relevant ministries and agencies, Cambodia’s outstanding sports representatives are encouraged to participate in various international competitions on all continents. Although the Asian Games is a high-level sport that hosts a country with great potential in world sports, Cambodia is confident of achieving some good results for the country.

Vath Chamroeun said, We will refer to this experience and inspire our sports delegation to become one of the most technologically savvy athletes. In the face of all this, we must all do our best, abide by Prime Minister Hun Manet’s highest recommendations, carry forward the country’s honor, return with honor, and shoulder the great mission for the motherland.

It is reported that on September 20, when Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet met with the Cambodian sports delegation that will compete in the 19th Asian Games, Thong Khon, chairman of the Cambodian Olympic Committee, said that the Cambodian sports delegation hopes to participate in the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China. Won some medals for my country.

During the meeting, Hun Manet told the Cambodian sports delegation to have confidence in themselves. He also encouraged and wished Cambodian athletes success in the upcoming 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou.

Thong Khon pointed out that 54 Cambodian sports delegations are currently training in China, and 95 people will go to China in advance. There are currently 85 Cambodian players in China. In addition, the Cambodian government issued a decree to reward athletes so that they can bring glory to Cambodia on the international stage with a high degree of commitment and dedication. I believe they will win some medals for Cambodia as always. On behalf of the Cambodian sports delegation, he also expressed his deepest gratitude to Prime Minister Hun Manet for meeting with the sports delegation despite his busy schedule, and also gave the Cambodian sports delegation a great honor and encouragement.

It is understood that with the good cooperation of the Cambodian Olympic Committee, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, and the National Sports Federation, a Cambodian sports delegation of 179 people, including 114 athletes, was organized to participate in the 19th Asian Games held in Hangzhou, China. Cambodian athletes will participate in 17 of the 40 events in the Asian Games, namely: volleyball, basketball, sailing, judo, taekwondo, swimming, track and field, badminton, triathlon, wrestling, karate, cricket, Chinese chess, and soft style. Tennis, dragon boating and Brazilian jiu-jitsu.

Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni will also attend the opening ceremony of the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou on September 23, 2023. The high attendance of the King of Cambodia is regarded as a national honor and an encouragement to the Cambodian sports delegation.