Phnom Penh, Cambodia, February 22, 2021: Athletes and officials preparing for the 32nd Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Cambodia in 2023 have been given the all-clear for Covid-19 vaccination by the Prime Minister.
The organising committee of the 32nd SEA Games, CAMSOC, reports that the vaccination has been made available to sports leaders, athletes, coaches, sports officials and even to volunteers who have registered to serve the SEA Games.
CAMSOC says the vaccination programme will provide confidence and peace of mind to everyone involved in the event as preparations continue for the 32nd SEA Games and 12th ASEAN Para Games in 2023.
It will be the first SEA Games to be hosted by Cambodia since the 11-nation regional sports festival was first held in 1959. Hanoi will host the 31st SEA Games this November.
In other news from Cambodia:
Plans are underway for a series of events once Cambodia receives the SEA Games flag from Vietnam on December 2, 2021. These events include sports competitions, the arts, martial arts performances and Khmer culture.
Cambodia will organise a 15-minute mini-show involving 50 participants at the closing ceremony of the 31st SEA Games in Hanoi.