Battambang to Have First-Ever Athletic Swimming Centre
AKP Phnom Penh, May 29, 2020 --
Battambang province is expecting its first-ever athletic swimming centre, the construction of which has now achieved almost 70 percent.
The update was shared by H.E. Sun Chanthol, Senior Minister and Minister of Public Works and Transport when inspecting the progress of the construction of the centre recently.
Worth about US$2 million, the swimming centre is situated in the University of Battambang, encompassing 65 by 112 metres of its compound.
Once completed, the swimming centre will accommodate Olympic swimming pool, the pools with different heights of springboards for diving, diving tower, and seating area for audience.
It will also be equipped with international standard facilities making it convenience both for the audience and athletes when training and during competition.
Encouraged by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Samdech Kralahom Sar Kheng, the athletic swimming centre will ease the preparation of Cambodian swimming athletes toward the 2023 SEA Games hosted by Cambodia.
By Lim Nary