Cambodia’s U14 petanque squad returned home yesterday boasting three bronze medals from the 1st World Children’s Games held in Ankara from April 24 to May 1. Three of the four teenagers selected by the Cambodia Petanque Federation to travel to Turkey made the podium at the international event which featured around three thousand children from 90 countries competing in 13 different sports. “This participation can make these children get a clear technique and is good experience to help improve their abilities in the future in order to claim more medals for Cambodia,” CBF Deputy Secretary General Em Heang said.
U14 Petanque team win three bronzes in Turkey
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