Phnom Penh): Sruong Pheavy took third place at the 8th World 3-Cushion-World Championship Ladies in Izmir, Turkey, yesterday.
After beating Ayako SAKAI of Japan 25-24 points, a 25-11 over German Steffi DASKE, 25-7 point victory over Jeanette JENSEN of Denmark, before going on beat Colombia’s Claudia Lalinde in the last eight, with a score of 30-16. Unfortunately, she lost to Japan’s Orie HIDA in the semi-finals.
The gold medal fell to Netherlands’s Therse Klompenhouwer after beating Orie HIDA 30-24 in the finals
However, the bronze medal for the player from Kratie province is another victory for Cambodia. Notably, she has beaten numerous Asian and European heavyweight players. With this achievement, according to an interim announcement from the Ministry of Women’s Affairs will receive 64 million Riels ($16,000) in bonuses from the Royal Government of Cambodia.
The final score of the World Cup for women:
1 Therese Klompenhouwer (The Netherlands) 12-0.887-7
2 Orie Hida (Japan) 8-1.082-7
3 Sruong Pheavy (Cambodia) 8-0.884-5
4 Gülsen Degener (Turkey) 7-0.729-5
5 Bo Mi Kim (South Korea) 4-813-7
6 Guzin Mujde Karakasli (Turkey) 4-0.738-8
7 Aysegul Fendi (Turkey) 4-0.449-4
8 Claudia Lalinde (Colombia) 3-0.615-4.