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January, 21 2014 11:16:16

Closing ceremony

The seventh ASEAN Para Games officially closed yesterday in Myanmar's capital city of Nay Pyi Taw. Indonesia took the top position for the first time in history, followed by Thailand and Malaysia. Viet Nam finished fourth with 48 gold medals. Chief-de-Mission Vu The Phiet said it was a successful competition for Viet Nam and its world-level athletes, who set Para Games and Asian records. Some of their results were even better than the world record. Phiet said the achievement would be a great start for the team to conquer continental and world championships in the future. — VNA/VNS Photo Huy Hung

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