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Judges give man 8.7 in barricade smash event

Judges give man 8.7 in barricade smash event

A Chinese man – perhaps stinging from his nation’s lacklustre Rio performance – had a stab at Phnom Penh motorists’ favourite pastime: road barrier destruction.

The man was driving through Tuol Kork district in the wee hours of yesterday morning when he lost control of his car and collided with some barricades.

Not long after the crash, another car careened into the rear of the Chinese man’s banged-up vehicle. Despite doubling down on vehicular destruction, no one was injured.



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