Sailing events of the 32nd SEA Games hosted by Cambodia kicked off this morning in Sihanoukville of Preah Sihanouk southwestern province.
Sailing is the fifth sport held before the official Opening Ceremony of the SEA Games and ASEAN Para Games 2023 scheduled for May 5. The other four are Cricket, Chess (Ouk Chaktrang), Hockey, and Football.
To take place from May 2-8, sailing competitions are divided into nine categories: Five for men (Men’s ILCA 7, Men’s WindFoil IQ: Foil, Men’s WindFoil IQ: Foil Youth, Men’s Windsurfing RS:One, and Men’s Windsurfing RS:X), one for women (Women ILCA 6), and three for mixed teams (Mixed ILCA 4 Open, Mixed 29er Open, and Mixed Optimist Mix).
Participating countries are host Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Singapore.
Besides sailing, Preah Sihanouk province will host Beach Volleyball from May 11 to 16 and Jet Ski from May 13-16.
Source: Agence Kampuchea Presse