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National athletes to begin training regime

The seven-month training season for Cambodia’s national sports teams was officially launched yesterday morning during a ceremony held at the National Institute of Education, which was attended by 271 athletes, 58 coaches, and 22 officials representing 21 different sports.

Under the supervision of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, trainings are set to follow four distinct stages of focus – physical, technical, tactical and performance.

According to National Training Center chief Bun Sok, monthly salaries granted by the ministry are to remain the same as last year.

Athletes will receive 250,000 riel (US$62.66), while coaches will get 300,000 riel and officials 150,000 riel.

An additional 23,000 riel per person per day will also be distributed, except on Saturdays and Sunday.

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