A Cambodian bodybuilder returned home fresh with a gold medal from World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship 2018 which recently concluded in Thailand.
Sambo Sophorn – a gold medallist in the Men Sports Physique Up to 170 cm – speaking to reporters after touching down said he would continue to work hard for future international tournaments.
The athletes were greeted at Phnom Penh International Airport was by government officials, including Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports Bou Chumserey, and secretary general of the Cambodian National Olympic Committee Vath Chamroeun.
A total of 335 athletes from 51 countries participated in the championships which took place between December 11 to 17 in Chiang Mai. Cambodia sent five bodybuilding athletes to the event.