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Increased participation at swimming champs

The 2014 National Swimming Championships, organised by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport, got under way yesterday at the pool of Olympic Stadium.

The five-day tournament has attracted a 50 per cent increase in participation, mainly from clubs in Kampong Cham and Kampong Thom provinces.

“The main purpose of the competition is to build up our human resources and help prepare for the SEA Games in 2023, which Cambodia will host,” Cambodian Swimming Federation general secretary Hem Thon said.

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