The National Olympic Committee of Cambodia’s determined bid to get petanque, tennis and vovinam, left out of the initial list of disciplines, included in the competitive programme for the 2019 SEA Games in the Philippines has met with partial success, with Southeast Asian Games Federation (SEAGF) Sport and Rules Committee now adding them to the list of 56 sports to be presented for final approval by the Council on November 24.
The Kingdom’s most productive medal-earning sport, petanque, along with vovinam and tennis were left out of the initial list of 30 preferred sports, causing great concern among their national federations.
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