Cambodia to send three athletes to Tokyo Olympics despite pandemic

Cambodia’s three elite athletes will represent the Southeast Asian nation in the Tokyo Olympic Games, sports officials said on Thursday.

Vath Chamroeun, secretary general of the National Olympic Committee of Cambodia, said the trio include swimmers Hem Puch, 22, and Khoeun Bunpich Morakad, 17, and one runner, Pen Sokong, 28.

“The two swimmers will compete in the 50-meter freestyle, and the runner will race in the 100-meter dash,” he told Xinhua. “They participate in the Games via wild cards.”

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