Search form

Login - Register | FOLLOW US ON

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Brief: Chum Chivinn gets silver

Brief: Chum Chivinn gets silver

091216_23b
Cambodia’s Chum Chivinn won the silver medal in the 120kg Greco-Roman wrestling.

VIENTIANE – After beating Thailand’s Puris Kaewkoed in his 120kg Greco-Roman wrestling semifinal Tuesday morning, Cambodia’s Chum Chivinn said: “I think I can go ahead to get the victory for the Kingdom.” However, his opponent, Khonekeo Thatthavong from Laos, had other ideas, and triumphed in the final later that evening to force the Cambodian into silver. The Kingdom also grabbed a bronze from the ring Tuesday through 74kg Greco-Roman wrestler Dorn Saov.

0

Comments

Please, login or register to post a comment

Latest Video

Khmer Rouge survivors react to First They Killed My Father

Angelina Jolie's First They Killed My Father depicts some of the atrocities committed during the Pol Pot regime, including mass killings, forced labour and the conscription of children as soldiers.

Cambodia's last tile masters: Why a local craft is under threat

Brought over by the French, painted cement tile making has been incorporated into Cambodian design for more than a century, even as the industry has died out in Europe.

Interview: Loung Ung, author of First They Killed My Father

The story of Loung Ung and her family’s suffering under the Khmer Rouge became known around the world with the success of her autobiographical book, First They Killed My Father.