The mascots of Cambodia 2023 are two rabbits named Borey (Male) and Romdoul (Female) – in their traditional martial arts of Bokator attire.
The male rabbit carries the name Borey which represents solidarity. The female rabbit takes it’s name from Romduol, the national flower for Cambodia.
The rabbits were chosen as the mascot of Cambodia 2023 as it’s a lovable character in the Cambodia folk tales, that depicts strong values in the teaching of Buddhism- inspiring, fairness, justice, knowledge, and helpful in the community.
The choice of the rabbits also highlights gender equality in sports.