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Japanese-Cambodian comedian Hiroshi Neko will represent Cambodia in the men’s marathon event at this year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, a senior Olympic official in Cambodia told Kyodo News on Tuesday.

Vath Chamroeun, secretary general of the National Olympic Committee of Cambodia, said the International Olympic Committee has positively responded to Cambodia’s six nominees, including Neko, to represent the country in the men’s marathon in August.

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