Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - NagaWorld to reward Rio medals

NagaWorld to reward Rio medals

NagaWorld to reward Rio medals

Hotel and entertainment complex NagaWorld has announced cash rewards for Cambodian medallists at the Olympic Games in Rio.

As one of the sponsors of the Cambodian squad for the August 5-21 Summer Games, NagaWorld will be offering $20,000 for a gold medal winner, $12,000 for silver and $8,000 for bronze.

NagaWorld previously backed the Cambodian Olympic Team in London 2012 and has been a firm supporter of the Kingdom’s sporting missions at major events since the 2011 SEA Games in Indonesia. NagaWorld has sponsored a full range of training and competition attire for all athletes and officials.

Recently, NagaWorld supported 2014 Asia Games taekwondo gold medallist Sorn Seavmey with $10,000 for her Rio preparations.

As well as being the Kingdom’s first athlete to attain Olympic qualification, Seavmey was also voted the Most Popular Athlete of the Year at the inaugural Cambodian Sports Awards sponsored by the entertainment giants this year.

“The Rio Games is a perfect opportunity to showcase Cambodia on a global stage and we are proud to be involved as an associate and supporter of the NOCC,’’ said executive director Pern Chen

NagaWorld has already pledged its support for NOCC initiatives in the 2017 SEA Games in Malaysia and the Asian Games in Indonesia the following year.

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”

  • Bumpy road for local ride apps

    Ride-hailing services seem to have grown into a dominant player in the capital’s transportation sector. Relatively unknown and little used in the Kingdom at the beginning of this year, services like PassApp, Grab and ExNet are now commonplace on Phnom Penh streets. However, the

  • Hun Sen lays out party’s platform

    Caretaker Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday credited liberating Cambodia from the Khmer Rouge as among the reasons why people will vote for his ruling Cambodian People Party (CPP) in the July 29 national elections. Hun Sen, who has held the reins of power in Cambodia