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Cambodian pair win bronze in badminton tournament

A men’s doubles pair from the Badminton Association of the Ministry of Interior scooped a bronze medal from the 2013 Thanh Cong Championship, which was held in Vietnam’s Can Tho province over the weekend.

Kung Phally and Bun Heng ousted a team from Ho Chi Minh in straight sets before defeating another local squad 21-17, 15-21, 21-6. In the third round, the Cambodians came unstuck falling 19-21, 21-14, 21-19 to another Ho Chi Minh duo.

The Kingdom sent six teams to compete in the event that featured 240 Vietnamese sides.

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