Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Beefcake brothers head to bodybuilding champs

Beefcake brothers head to bodybuilding champs

Beefcake brothers head to bodybuilding champs

A pair of Cambodian brothers flew to Guangzhou yesterday ahead of participating at the 46th Asian Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship, being held in the Chinese city over the weekend.

Sambo Nun, 30, and Sambo Nan, 32, both labourers based in Bangkok who compete regularly in local bodybuilding events, will represent the Kingdom for the first time at the annual tournament, which this year will feature competitors from 36 nations across the continent. Rasmey Sokmongkul, president of the Cambodian Bodybuilding Federation, has revealed plans to send a Cambodian contingent to the 4th WBPF World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championships in Bangkok from December 4 to 10.

National Olympic Committee of Cambodia secretary general Vath Chamroeun, meanwhile, has expressed an interest in entering the SEA Games competition in Myanmar next year. 

Translated by Ung Chamroeun

MOST VIEWED

  • Cambodia’s image problem

    In opening remarks at a recent event, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Luy David said information can be a double-edged sword. He told a European Institute of Asian Studies (EIAS) briefing seminar that the media has unfairly presented

  • PM Hun Sen says dangers averted

    Delivering a campaign speech from his home via Facebook Live on Thursday, caretaker Prime Minister Hun Sen said his Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) had carried the country through danger in its latest mandate. He was specifically referring to the threat of a “colour revolution”

  • Kingdom's trade deal with EU questioned before poll

    A European Union (EU) mission met with senior government officials at the Ministry of Interior on Tuesday as the 28-member bloc monitors an agreement under which Cambodian goods reach the crucial European market tariff-free. Some 10 commissioners are in the Kingdom as part of a seven-day

  • A new carrier takes off in capital

    Cambodia Airways, the latest passenger airline to enter the Kingdom, launched its first domestic flight on Tuesday. Flight KR801, carrying 145 passengers, left the Phnom Penh International Airport at 9:50am and landed in Siem Reap at 10:35am in an Airbus A319. Cambodia Airways marketing and branding