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CNVLD Battambang Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Training now underway

July 2012 - 16 Battambang women are now in disciplined weekly training (4 days per week) in their new basketball wheelchairs provide by DSR in anticipation of the arrival on 27th July of Australian Wheelchair Basketball Coach Gary Conner.

The athletes are training at the Battambang MOSVY Physical Rehabilitation Center from Friday to Monday with two training sessions held per day. Training sessions are disciplined with athletes required to attend each session and carry out a variety of exercises along with playing the game of basketball.

The 16 CNVLD athletes will receive a monthly training subsidy of $ 30 per month for the next 6 months along with uniforms and equipment as a result of support from Australian Red Cross and the program is being supervised by Ms Sieng Sokchann, Senior Sports Program Manager of the CNVLD.

WomenSport International
P.O. Box 743
Vashon, WA