Athletes prepare for junior games
Eleven Vietnamese athletes will take part in the 15th Asian Junior Athletics Championships from June 9-12 in Sri Lanka.
In the boys' categories, polt-vaulter Le Hong Huu, high jumper Nguyen Huu Thai, long jumper Nguyen Van Thuan, and runners Le Trong Giang and Nguyen Anh Tu will all be vying for medals.
In the girls' categories, Nguyen Thi Huyen will take part in the 400m hurdles while Nguyen Thi Quynh and Dang Thi Thu Suong will be leaping for gold in the high jump and long jump. Nguyen Thi Lien and Nguyen Thi Hai will both compete in the 3,000m steeplechase.
The four-day tournament is expected to attract more than 900 athletes from 36 countries. — VNS