Khmer Olympians….It’s over.

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  • #1646271
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    Kadin
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    Olympic Games 27 July – 12 August in London

    pictures and info source: http://www.myolympicheroes.com/

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    If they win metals, that would be awesome.
    If they don’t, I still cheer for them.
    For 60 dollars a month and free meals, they dedicate their time and energy to represent Cambodia in the international arena!!!!

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    meet Chan Seiha

    [b]Sex:[/b] Female

    [b]Date of birth:[/b] 09-September-1994

    [b]Place of Birth:[/b] Brasart village, Snoul commune, Ang Snoul District, Kondal Province

    [b]Discipline:[/b] Running

    [b]Event:[/b]

    100m
    200m

    [b]Fastest Time:[/b]

    100m 13:13
    200m 26:30 (last year in S Korea)

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    I started training in 2009 and I have participated in sport competition in Vietnam, Indonesia, Korea.

    The reason I love to run is that I believe it help our body stay healthy and avoid disease.

    I am so excited to be included in the London Olympic Games, I have set myself a target to break my own personal best and to be as competitive as I can with the rest of the athletes. I love my country and I vow to Cambodia that I will do my best.

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    [Message last modified 08-11-2012 08:33am by Kadin]

    បានចូលសាលា មានសញ្ញាប្រ័ត មិន ប្រាកដថាមានសមត្ថភាពក្នុងកិច្ចការ នោះទេ
    #1646251
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    Hem Thon Vitiny

    Name: Hem Thonvitini

    Sex: Female

    Date of birth: 07-October-1993

    Place of Birth: Veal Vong, 7Makara, Phnom Penh

    Discipline: Swimming

    Main Event: Start training in 2000. Used to participated in Olympic Game in 2008 in China, Asian Game

    I love sport and think it is very important for people to take part. My sport is swimming and I want to use my fame to promote sport to Cambodian women and encourage more women to take up sport competitively.

    For my interest, I was so excited in the task that I took part in the Olympic sport which represented Cambodia. I promise I will do my very best for Cambodia and I want to smash my personal best. I want to become a great athlete like Ryan Locat he has a great name and his success has made him a hero in his country, I want to do the same for the people of Cambodia.

    I want all Cambodian people to join together in supporting sport in Cambodia.[/quote]

    picture source: http://www.rsisacademy.com/news.php?id=2

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    [Message last modified 07-28-2012 04:24pm by Kadin]

    បានចូលសាលា មានសញ្ញាប្រ័ត មិន ប្រាកដថាមានសមត្ថភាពក្នុងកិច្ចការ នោះទេ
    #1646252
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    Chov Sotheara

    Picture source:http://www.cam111.com/photonews/2012/03/28/140282.html

    Sex: Female

    Age: 27

    Date of birth: 10-October-1984

    Place of Birth: Toul Svayprey 2, Chamkarmorn, Phnom Penh

    Discipline: Wrestling

    Competing since: 2000

    Medals: Bronze Medal 2003 Asia Games

    Medals

    Asia Game 2003 in Vietnam, won Bronze Medal
    Participated in ASEAN Game 2010 in China, rank 5th,

    I love wrestling because it helps me stay healthy and strong. My favorite athlete Japanese Wrestler, I like her because she is a strong woman and she has done so much for her country of Japan, she is very skilled athlete and I practice all the time to try to be like her. I hope one day I can inspire the women of my country to take up wrestling or other sports for Cambodia, it would make me feel very proud as a woman, as an athlete and a Cambodian if I could do that.

    [Message last modified 07-28-2012 04:25pm by Kadin]

    បានចូលសាលា មានសញ្ញាប្រ័ត មិន ប្រាកដថាមានសមត្ថភាពក្នុងកិច្ចការ នោះទេ
    #1646238
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    Hem Thonponleu

    Sex: Male

    Age: 22

    Date of birth: 26-January-1990

    Place of Birth: Veal Vong, 7Makara, Phnom Penh

    Discipline: Swimming

    Event: 50m

    Record: 27.22 seconds (China)

    Competed to date:

    Olympic Game in 2008 in China
    Asian Game in 2007 in Thailand
    2009 in Laos
    2001 in Indonesia
    ASEAN Game 2010 in China

    I began swimming competitively because I love swimming as a sport, I knew that if I do well I can inspire other Cambodian people to take up sports and become better athletes.

    My favorite swimmer is called Michael Phelps, he is an American and the world record holder in many distances. I met him at the 2008 Olympic Games in China, that year he went on to win 8 gold medals. He really is my idol so I train as hard as I can and hope one day that I can be as good as he is.

    បានចូលសាលា មានសញ្ញាប្រ័ត មិន ប្រាកដថាមានសមត្ថភាពក្នុងកិច្ចការ នោះទេ
    #1646256
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    MAXIMOV Chamraen Youri

    Sex: Male

    Age: 16

    Date of birth: 06-January-1996

    Nationality: Cambodian

    Level: National, Member of Cambodian National Swim Team

    Sport Category: Swimming — Long Course

    Swim Start: October 2006

    Contact Data: HP: 855-90-424-008 E-mail: [email protected]

    Club: Royal Sport Club “Nautilus”, Phnom Penh

    Associated member of ACS Club, Jakarta

    [Message last modified 07-28-2012 08:19pm by Kadin]

    បានចូលសាលា មានសញ្ញាប្រ័ត មិន ប្រាកដថាមានសមត្ថភាពក្នុងកិច្ចការ នោះទេ
    #1646239
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    Sar Churpveasna

    Sex: Male

    Date of birth: 01-July-1984

    Place of Birth: Sangkat Boeng TumPun, Khan Mean Chey, Phnom Penh.

    Discipline: Running

    Events: 100m

    Record: 11.19 seconds

    Competed in:

    ASEAN Game 2012 in China
    2009 in Laos

    I have always loved Athletic especially running event from when I was very young, I enjoy competing and when every I can I always try to help others become better athletes. I believe it is very important to support the next generation of athletes so one day they can compete for Cambodia and Cambodia will be noticed by the world as a serious sporting nation.

    I would like it one day to be recognized by the people of Cambodia for all the hard work and dedication I have put in to become Cambodia’s fastest every runner. It would also be good that sports grows and becomes more popular so athletes like myself can get sponsorship so we can dedicate our time fully to becoming the best we are able.

    I do hope Cambodia follows me and my fellow athletes and wishes us the best as we compete for our country in this year’s Olympic Games

    បានចូលសាលា មានសញ្ញាប្រ័ត មិន ប្រាកដថាមានសមត្ថភាពក្នុងកិច្ចការ នោះទេ
    #1646253
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    Sorn Davin

    Sex: Female

    Age: 20

    Date of birth: 06-February-1992

    Place of Birth: Reu SeyKeo District, Phnom Penh Capital

    Current Address: Reu SeyKeo District, Phnom Penh Capital

    Disciplin: Taekwondo, Started in 2006

    Competition to date: 2007 Asian Game in Thailand. 2009 in Laos. 2010 Asian Games in China. 2011 in Indonesia.

    I took up Taekwondo because I love to compete. Each time I compete, I feel like a bold person and it makes me very proud and exciting to represent Cambodia in Olympic Games. I have met some very important people because of my Taekwondo such Prime Minister Som Dech Hun Sen. He gave me some very good words of advice, he said “That winning and losing is a natural part of sport, but it is how we win and lose shows who we are, our attitude towards others who compete and how we show ourselves as Khmer because we represent the Khmer people!”. These words have inspired me to do my very best every time I compete.
    I really want all Cambodian people to know what the sport is.

    [Message last modified 07-28-2012 04:29pm by Kadin]

    បានចូលសាលា មានសញ្ញាប្រ័ត មិន ប្រាកដថាមានសមត្ថភាពក្នុងកិច្ចការ នោះទេ
    #1646240
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    sweet, thanks for the profile of the athletes.
    Its a good thing they dropped that Japanese guys who was gonna represent Cambodia, I know its all in good faith, but the Olympics is where you show the world the strength of your people.

    #1646241
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    [i]Originally posted by JackTsang05[/i]
    sweet, thanks for the profile of the athletes.
    Its a good thing they dropped that Japanese guys who was gonna represent Cambodia, I know its all in good faith, but the Olympics is where you show the world the strength of your people.

    បានចូលសាលា មានសញ្ញាប្រ័ត មិន ប្រាកដថាមានសមត្ថភាពក្នុងកិច្ចការ នោះទេ
    #1646242
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    Wow!!! My people know how to sport in all types huh!! Did they do already or just prepare for the begin!!!

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