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Reference : V-P-KH-E-00376
Date : 15/07/2016
Caption : Phnom Penh, olympic stadium. Members of the national women wheelchair basketball supported by the ICRC are invited to perform an exhibition match organized by the US embassy. Wayne Ellington, an NBA star and Sue Wicks, a WNBA basketball player, take part in the event.
Photographer : MAO, Chandaly
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : To mark the 26th anniversary of the American with disabilities act, a civil rights law that would inspire the world to promote equal opportunity and address discrimination faced by person of disabilities. The US embassy held the NBA-WNBA sports envoy event at olympic stadium in Phnom Penh on 15 July with Wayne Ellington, an NBA star and Sue Wicks, a former basketball player in the women’s national basketball association (WNBA), as special coaches for the event.
The basketball stars met with a number of local groups and held a basketball renovation project at Wat Koh high school before participating in the basketball exhibition match. The members of ICRC-supported women’s wheelchair basketball team from Kampong Speu and Battambang provinces were invited to join in the exhibition match. The match was broadcasted live via US embassy facebook.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 5184x3456
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour