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Vattanac Bank joins Olympic team sponsors

Vattanac Bank joins Olympic team sponsors

Vattanac Bank has joined the list of official sponsors of the 2012 Olympic Games squad, headed by French national carrier Air France.

Smart Mobile, Cambrew, Digi Internet and Cambodia Airports are other major backers, with media partners including Greenleaf, Phibious, Manich Media and Eight Ball Cambodia.

Hand in hand with the Olympic partnership, a special website and Facebook fanpage have been created to raise awareness of the London-bound athletes.

Meanwhile, an official announcement on Cambodia’s 13-strong Olympic delegation, named in the Post last Thursday, was made by National Olympic Committee of Cambodia Secretary-General Vath Chamroeun at a media conference yesterday.

The five athletes and the swimming coach were later introduced to media personnel.

To contact the reporter on this story: H S Manjunath at [email protected]


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