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Kimhong sweeps table tennis medals

Taing Kimhong of the Royal Intercon Association Club sealed a remarkable gold rush at the 2011 National Table Tennis Championships during Friday’s concluding day at the Dambol Touk hall of the National Sports Complex. Kimhong claimed his third top place finish from the five-day tournament with victory in the Division A1 men’s singles class. He beat experienced national team player Nai Saravai from Kwang Seav Chinese School Club, while Kimhong’s team-mate Ea Kimheng took third. Kimhong and Kimheng, who were part of the three-man side that had secured a third successive gold for their club in the Division A1 team event, also triumphed in the final of the men’s doubles competition over Chan Piseth and Hourt Sokvathanak of Parkway Sokhak club. In the Division A1 women’s singles event, Long Diana from Parkway Sokhak club was crowned champion, while Hua Meng Chinese School Club’s Try Kimsouang and Chan Nary secured second and third respectively. TRANSLATED BY PANN RETHEA

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