As of Mar. 10, 2023, nine countries have registered for cycling, both mountain bike and road bike, at the 32nd SEA Games to be hosted by Cambodia.
The update was shared by Mr. Nou Chamroeun, Secretary General of the Cambodia Cycling Federation (CCF), adding that the online registration will reach its cut-off date soon.
The nine countries include Cambodia, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Laos, Timor-Leste, and Indonesia.
The Cambodian national cyclists are camping for training at Banteay Srei district of Siem Reap province to develop their capacity for the forthcoming games.
Besides the training camp, the federation is also urging the athletes to participate in international cycling events to gain more experience.
According to Mr. Nou Chamroeun, there will be nine events for cycling at SEA Games: five for mountain bike and four for road bike.
The five events for mountain bike are mountain bike cross country Olympic (men), mountain bike cross country Olympic (women), mountain bike cross country relay (men and women), mountain bike eliminate (men), and mountain bike eliminate (women).
The four events for road bike are road criterium (men), road criterium (women), road individual mass start (men) and road individual mass start (women), he added.
Source: Agence Kampuchea Presse (AKP)