CCU Commercial Bank supported the 2023 Wheelchair Basketball Championship as part of the global WeThe15 movement on December 3, the 25th Cambodian Day of Persons with Disabilities as well as 41st International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
The winners of the 5x5 and 3x3 formats were crowned champions after three days of intense competition in Phnom Penh at the National Paralympic Committee of Cambodia (NPCC).
Esteemed guests at the closing ceremony included HE Pun Sok, Director-General of Sport at the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport; HE Yi Veasna, Secretary-General of the NPCC; Princess Sisowath Kunthyreth, Honorary President of the NPCC; and Marc Zlot, ICRC Physical Rehabilitation Programme Manager.
CCU Commercial Bank has provided both financial contributions and in-kind support as part of its commitment to promoting inclusivity and advocating for the rights of persons with disabilities.
The leading financial institution is passionate about being a part of the largest human rights movement ever, which aims to end discrimination against the 1.2 billion people with disabilities worldwide – 15 per cent of the global population.
Forty-seven athletes from eight clubs took part in the 2023 Wheelchair Basketball Championship, with Khmum Meas taking top spot in the 3x3 competition, followed by Rumduol Dang Stung Sangke in second place and Krob Leak Meanchey in third.
In the 5x5 category, Krob Leak Meanchey emerged as winners, with Tamao Mean Rith coming second and Khum Meas third.
“The 2023 Wheelchair Basketball Championship stands as another remarkable achievement aligned with the policies of the Cambodia government,” said the Ministry of Education’s HE Pun Sok.
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