Laos won a silver and a bronze at 5th Asean Para Games

Posted by samakomlao Sunday, August 23, 2009

(KPL) Deputy President of Lao Disable People Sports Association, Dr Paseuth Phothisane last Thursday has welcomed the Lao para athletes who had won medals at 5th Asean Para Games in Malaysia, held between between 15-19 August.

The Lao athletes won a silver medal and a bronze medal from the Powerlifting competition.

Dr Kesone Sisongkham, leader of Lao National team said that the Lao Paralympic Committee sent 14 disabled athletes to compete in three events, such as male volleyball, wheelchair basketball and power lifting,
The Lao team managed to win two medals from power lifting, for the 48 kg and 67kg categories.

The silver medalist, Mr Eay Simay competed in the 48kg category and he lifted 155kg and the bronze medalist, Mr Mone Xayyavong, competed in the 67kg division and he lifted 135kg.

Source: kpl, ecom

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