The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport will stop taking applications for the 2011 National Boat Racing Championships at 5pm today, according to MoEYS general secretary Bun Sok. Boating clubs across the Kingdom have been encouraged to participate in the event, held annually along the riverfront of Takhmao town, in Kandal province. This year’s competition is slated to begin on Monday and run until the following Sunday. Events include men’s and women’s traditional boat racing over 1,000 and 500 metres featuring crews of 12 and 22, as well as men’s canoe and kayak racing over 500 and 200 metres.
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