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

Jul 06, 2022
Prime Minister Hun Sen (Photo Khmer Times)

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 go first by commercial flight, but for the athletes, they will go by charter flight.

The athletes will depart on July 26 and return home on Aug. 7, 2022, the Premier added.

At the same time, Mr  Hun Sen urged all athletes to adhere to all requirements and criteria of the competition and not to use any prohibited substances.

Some 134 International Technical Officials are expected to officiate at the Games across all 14 sports, with 110 from ASEAN and 24 from Asia and Oceania.

The Cambodian athletes will compete in 11 sports, including table tennis, weightlifting, athletics, swimming, volleyball, basketball, football, wheelchair basketball, boccia, badminton, and chess.

The Games are set to feature more than 1,600 athletes from all 11 Southeast Asian nations including Timor-Leste and are scheduled from July 30 to August. 6.

--- Heng Panha – AKP