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Briefs: Cambodia beat India

CHONBURI, Thailand - The Cambodian women’s national rugby team defeated

India, 7-5 Saturday for their only victory in the International Rugby

Board (IRB) Asian Women’s Rugby Sevens tournament, held this past

weekend at the Royal Thai Navy Stadium. Cambodia competed in the Second

Division of the two-day tournament, along with India, Iran, Laos, and

Malaysia. The Cambodian women were defeated by Malaysia twice 17-5 and

22-0, lost to Iran, 24-0, and were edged in the final seconds by Laos,

7-5. China won the First Division, beating host Thailand, 24-14 in the

Cup Final. In the Plate Final, the United Arab Emirates beat Guam,

12-7, while in the Bowl Final, Singapore topped Iran, 10-7. Teams

representing Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan

also took part in the tournament.

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