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May, 06 2014 14:00:00

Viet Nam to compete in Asian wrestling event

They will play in the women's and men's freestyle and men's Greco-Roman wrestling events.— Photo congan

HA NOI (VNS) — Vietnamese wrestlers will compete in the Asian Cadet Wrestling Championships which begin on Thursday in Chonburi, Thailand.

They will play in the women's and men's freestyle and men's Greco-Roman wrestling events.

The event, which will end this Sunday, will have athletes from 20 nations and territories.

The winners of the tournament will get a chance to participate in the Summer Youth Olympic Games, which will be held from August 6 to 28 in Nanjing, China. — VNS

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