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Girls team stretch to grab bronze

Girls team stretch to grab bronze

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PHOTO BY TRACEY SHELTON

(From right to left) Cambodian gymnasts Veas Sophorn, Sau Sokim and Pan Sopheak pose with their bronze medals at Olympic Stadium Tuesday. The Cambodian national team returned home on Monday from the 1st Asian Aerobic Gymnastic Championship in Bangkok after competing over three days against teams from Southeast Asia. The level of competition was extremely high, with several World Championship medalists among the competitors. The Cambodian senior trios placed fifth behind winners China, Korea teams 1 and 2 and Vietnam. Cambodia junior trios category (ages 12-15) grabbed bronze behind Vietnam and winners Thailand, while Sau Sokim from Cambodia placed fourth in the junior individual women category, beating Hong Kong, Mongolia and India (eliminated in the heats).

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