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Petanque players take titles at championships

Petanque players take titles at championships

The 2014 National Petanque Championships wrapped up its events in the U17 age category at the petanque pits of the National Sports Complex yesterday.

Mung Titmaneth of Takeo’s Department of Education, Youth, and Sport club captured victories in both boys’ singles and boys’ shooting, while Dragon Club’s Um Davin did the same in the girls’ section.

Mean Chetra and Bu Rarayu of PSE won boys’ doubles, and Ean Srey Lin and Keo Sovan of Kandal club topped the podium for girls’ doubles. Ministry of Interior’s Som Soriya, Nen Nor Rin and Chea Heng Leng grabbed gold in boys’ triples, as Pov Chansopeaktra,

Thon Tavarith, Thon Tavary, and Leng Ngech Ngim (reserve) of Kandal triumphed in women’s triples. The tournament finishes its final competitions on Friday.

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