ASEAN PARA GAMES NEWS
Cambodia to use Charter Flight to transport athletes for ASEAN Para Games in Indonesia

Prime Minister Hun Sen said this morning that Cambodia will dispatch 115 athletes to join the 11th ASEAN Para Games in Solo city, Indonesia by charter flight. While holding a get-together here at the Peace Palace with the Cambodian delegation for these regional games, Hun Sen said the delegates to prepare for this games can […]

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Cambodia to participate in 11 sport disciplines at ASEAN Para Games 2022

The National Paralympic Committee of Cambodia has prepared athletes in 11 sport disciplines for the 11th ASEAN Para Games 2022 in Solo city, Indonesia. Yi Veasna, Secretary General of the National Paralympic Committee of Cambodia, confirmed the status with optimism that the Cambodian athletes have very good potential to win medals. The 11 sport disciplines […]

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CWBF prepares ‘extensively’ for 2023 Asean Para Games

The Cambodia Wheelchair Basketball Federation (CWBF) is extensively preparing for the 2023 Asean Para Games, the biggest Paralympic event that will be hosted by Cambodia. The Para Games will be held after the 2023 Southeast Asian Games that Cambodia is also hosting. In an interview, Muy Seu Bel, Secretary-General of CWBF, said their players are […]

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Indonesia confirmed as host of ASEAN Para Games this July

The Asian Para Sports Federation (APSF) has given the go-ahead for Indonesia to host this year’s ASEAN Para Games this July. The decision was made at the APSF meeting held online yesterday, ensuring that the Games would take place for the first time since Malaysia hosted it in 2017. The Philippines were supposed to host […]

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From cleaning pools to a swimming champion

Yav Vannak’s rise as the national swimming champion is nothing but a fairy tale. Just seven years ago, he was working as a pool cleaner, cleaning the very pool that the previous national swimmers trained. Within two years of taking up swimming himself, Vannak is now the undisputed national Para 50m freestyle champion. He won […]

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Disability is no barrier for Kosal

Look no further than Yov Kosal for an inspirational figure in Cambodian Para Sports. The national para table tennis Class 4 champion has not let his disability be a barrier to motivate youngsters. The 26-year-old Kosal lost the use of both his legs after being knocked down by a motorcycle in 2002. “I was just […]

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Never give up

He may be the most recognised Cambodian para-athlete, but Van Vun knows just how difficult it is for anyone with disability to take up sports. “It is very challenging for a disabled person to live a normal live, what more to take up sports,” said the 36-year-old. Van Vun lost much use of his legs […]

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