Athletes get set for swimming competition
The Khmer Swimming Federation has introduced a full-day swimming competition is set for Thursday and will be hosted at the ultra-modern Indoor Stadium and Aquatics Centre in the Morodok Techo National Sports Complex.
Hem Kiri, secretary preferred of the Khmer Swimming Federation, stated that the competition became organized by way of the Khmer Federation of Swimming with the assist Deputy Prime Minister Sar Kheng.
“For this contest, we divided the athletes into four corporations [according to age and gender] We additionally have national team athletes as well as people with disabilities who’re set to compete. Each player can compete in two disciplines,” said Mr. Kiri.
The swimming federation is accelerating its education with the swimming pool on the National Olympic Stadium in Phnom Penh currently present process a $2 million protection in a bid to enhance training facilities beforehand of Manila, and meet worldwide standards ahead of the 2023 SEA Games. The Olympic Stadium swimming pool had been in use for over 50 years with little maintenance.
The maintenance was started the last yr with the aid of Shanghai Construction Group Co., Ltd, and is part of the overhaul of Cambodia’s sporting venues beforehand of the 2023 SEA Games as a way to be hosted in Phnom Penh. It is about to be completed subsequent month.
Phnom Penh will host the 43rd Sea Age Group Swimming Championships in June; even as simply remaining month, the federation said it’s far hoping to send its athletes for long-term training abroad in advance of the 2019 Manila SEA Games.
Secretary-widespread Kiri said the federation turned into looking at sending 5 of its athletes for education in China or Japan in what is an essential year for the game.
Swimming athletes are already able to call upon the today’s Indoor Stadium, and Aquatics Centre centers in the Morodok Techo National Sports Complex.
The very last touches were put on the center in April 2017, placing a quit to segment one production of the expected $a hundred and fifty million venue. The Morodok Techo National Sports Complex is situated on an 85-hectare website 15 kilometers north of imperative Phnom Penh.