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Sar Kheng splashes cash on wrestling team

Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sar Kheng yesterday granted cash prizes to members of the triumphant national wrestling team, who returned from this month’s SEA Games in Myanmar with a record haul of four gold medals, two silvers and four bronzes.

During a ceremony held yesterday morning at the Cambodian Wrestling Association head office, Sar Kheng gave gold grabbers US$500 each, silver medalists $400 and bronze winners $300.

Team delegates and coaches collected $200, while grapplers without medals received $100, according to Ministry of Interior Wrestling Club President Chea Bunheng.

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