Search form

Login - Register | FOLLOW US ON

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - NOCC details prizes for SEA Games medalists

NOCC details prizes for SEA Games medalists

The National Olympic Committee of Cambodia held a presentation on Tuesday regarding the preparation of athletes for the 27th SEA Games, which begin on December 11 in Myanmar.

The NOCC told attending press and Cambodian sports federation members that in accordance with the government sub-decree on rewarding success
at international competitions, each gold medal-winning athlete would receive US$6,000, each silver winner $4,000 and each bronze $2,000.

Sponsor Angkor Beer will match these amounts to the podium finishers, and NagaWorld and Prime Minister Hun Sen have pledged cash bonuses that mean an athlete will collect $18,000 in total for a gold.

Coaches of medallists will also be rewarded. NOCC secretary-general Vath Chamroeun told reporters that events to be contested by Cambodian athletes would be decided by the end of this month.

The meeting on Tuesday also discussed the relocation of the NOCC headquarters to a newly completed, seven-storey office building on the perimeter of the National Sports Complex, in Prampi Makara district.

An official opening ceremony is expected to be held later this month. 

0

Comments

Please, login or register to post a comment

Latest Video

Scot Marciel

'Not locked in'

Scot Marciel, one of the US State Department's top Asia diplomats, sat down with State of Play during a whistle-stop tour of the region.

Bus protest

Busses blocked by drivers

Travelers exasperated as sacked drivers and their supporters demand reinstatement.

Kim Marintha

Police raid home of general accused of murder

Senior government adviser on the run after allegedly killing his mistress and their six-year-old daughter.

This month 20 years ago...

1994-08-12 07:00
Diamond leasee takes over Sukhalay
1994-08-26 07:00
UN report highlights progress
1994-08-12 07:00
CIA to add KL to flight list
1994-08-12 07:00
Bank job's small return
1994-08-12 07:00
Flood damage put at $200m
1994-08-12 07:00
TV viewers kept in coup darkness