Indonesia double at SEA Games’ Angkor Wat marathon

Indonesia took gold in both the men’s and women’s marathons Saturday, as the Southeast Asian Games took over Cambodia’s ancient royal enclave of Angkor Wat.

It may not have the star power of a World Championships or the illustriousness of the Olympics, but the SEA Games may boast the best marathon backdrop.

Far from the main host city of capital Phnom Penh, the sprawling temple complex of Angkor Wat — former capital of the Khmer Empire — was the venue for the marathon and 20-kilometre (12.4-mile) walk events.

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