OCM: Cricket among the 39 sports entered in the SEA Games 2023

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As cricket is one of the 39 sports entered in the 32nd edition of the SEA Games, five other sports are still under study, namely archery, chess (international), gymnastics (rhythmic), kurash and shot. —Photo Reuters

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 6:07 PM MYT

KUALA LUMPUR, July 13 – Cricket will return to the upcoming SEA Games 2023 in Cambodia after last appearing at the 2017 edition in Kuala Lumpur.

As cricket is one of the 39 sports entered in the 32nd edition of the SEA Games, five other sports are still under study, namely archery, chess (international), gymnastics (rhythmic), kurash and shot.

In addition to 39 sports, a demonstration sport, teqball, will also be featured at the Games. Teqball is a ball sport that combines the elements of soccer and table tennis, which is played on a curved table.

Olympic Council Malaysia (OCM) Secretary General Datuk Mohd Nazifuddin Najib said he was pleased to see that Cambodia has managed to host many sports even though it will be the first time it has hosted the biennial games.

However, Mohd Nazifuddin said they are still using archery, (rhythmic) gymnastics and shooting to qualify for the 2023 SEA Games.

“Given their constraints and budget, we are working closely to integrate these sports (archery, (rhythmic) gymnastics and shooting),” he told Bernama when contacted. today.

The CMO in a Facebook post said the list of events for confirmed sports is expected to be announced next month.

Below is the list of the 39 sports of the SEA Games 2023 in Cambodia:

Category 1 (compulsory sports): Athletics (athletics and marathon), water sports (swimming, diving and water polo)

Category 2 (Olympic and Asian sports): Badminton, basketball (3×3 and 5×5), billiards and snooker, boxing, traditional boat racing, chess (xiangqi and ok chakktrong), cricket, cycling (mountain biking and road racing), dance sports, football, fencing, golf , gymnastics (artistic and aerobics) hockey (field and hall) judo, karate, kun khmer, petanque, sailing, sepak takraw (sepak takraw, hoop and chinlone) silat, soft tennis, table tennis, taekwondo, tennis, running endurance (aquathlon, duathlon and triathlon), volleyball (indoor and beach) weightlifting, wrestling, wushu

Category three (regional and other sports): Bodybuilding, e-sports, swimming with fins, floorball, jet skiing, martial arts (arnis, jujitsu, kick boxing, kun bokator, korean martial arts: ITF rules and vovinam) obstacle course — Bernama

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