Chanthol excels in 50m free at National Games

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Swimming competition held at the Morodok Techo National Sports Complex. Sreng Meng Srun

Chanthol excels in 50m free at National Games

Representing the Ministry of Interior, Thouen Chanthol won the men’s 50m freestyle with a time of 26.44 seconds in the 2nd National Games swimming competition held at the Morodok Techo National Sports Complex, situated 18 km from central Phnom Penh, on Sunday.

Fighting all the way, Hem Moch from Tbong Khmum finished a close second at 26.65. The pair pulled clear of third-placed Oung Lyhong (28.44) from Kandal.

The men’s 200m freestyle went to Hen Thonponleu of Phnom Penh in a time of 2:28.68. He was well clear of Cheng Sopha (Ministry of Interior) in 2:30.17, while Phin Ratha of Koh Kong was way back in third at 2:42.30.

The women’s 100m freestyle was claimed by Hen Thonvithini for the Ministry of Interior in 1:08.64, with San Sreylen of Kampong Cham second (1:13.79) and San Leakana of Phnom Penh third (1:14.85).

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