Cambodia Ups Medal Count in 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia

Cambodia placed 24th out of 37 competing teams in the games’ medal table this year, with 46 athletes competing in 13 categories.

Phnom Penh – Two Cambodians representing their country at the recent Asian Games in Indonesia brought home three medals in a marked improvement on past years’ performances.

Cambodian-American Jessa Khan, 16, won a gold medal in the Ju-Jitsu competition while Ou Moeut Saly also claimed gold and a bronze in the Jet Ski event.

Arriving at Phnom Penh International Airport on Monday last week the pair were given a hero’s welcome and met with a guard of honor which escorted them to the Peace Palace, where they were greeted by Prime Minister Hun Sen and other senior officials.

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