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Champions found at badminton event

The inaugural 2 Thnou Badminton Championship, which is named after the December 2 remembrance day of the Birth of the United Front for National Salvation of Kampuchea, concluded its two days of doubles competitions at the Ministry of Interior on Sunday.

Cambodia’s Sam Bunnarith and Kreoung Veasna won the 30-39 years old event, while compatriots Chea Bunheng and Nan Mach also took the title in the over 50’s category.

The U30s class was dominated by the Vietnamese team of Nshong Giang and Duong Phuongnam, as countrymen Pham Cons Quyet and Lehoans Duy won the 40-49 competition.

Meanwhile, Pham Bich Toyen and Ng Thi Ngoc Thy of Vietnam triumphed in the women’s division.

All winning teams received badminton equipment in addition to a US$300 prize.

The tournament is planned to be held on a yearly basis under chairmanship of Chhoeum Chhuon, the General Secretary of the Interior Ministry. 

 

 

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