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Cambodia to Send Its First Female Marathon Runner to Olympics

Cambodia will send its first female competitor in the marathon to the Olympic Games in Rio later this year. Nary Ly, 42, was named the country’s only female competitor for the 42-kilometer (26.2-mile) race, said Secretary General Vath Chamroeun of the National Olympic Committee of Cambodia. “Last year, she broke the record, under the 3-hour mark, for the women’s marathon, so she has better technique than the rest in Cambodia,” Chamroeun said, adding that Ly’s presence would be an...

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