Updated  
May, 09 2014 08:10:43

Binh Thuan win 1,000m Dragon Boat dash

BINH THUAN (VNS) — Binh Thuan won the men's 1,000m event at The National Dragon Boat Race Championship which took place on the Con Son Lake of the Con Son-Kiep Bac Tourism Site in Chi Linh Commune yesterday.

Hai Duong and Can Tho were the runners-up at the event.

On the women's side, Can Tho took the lead, followed by Quang Tri and Kien Giang.

The Hai Duong Province event attracted more than 500 athletes across 14 delegations wanting to compete in the 18 events held for both men and women.

This is the second time the tournament has been held, as part of the National Sports Games. It was first organised in Ha Tien, Kien Giang Province.

The event will finish on May 11. — VNS



Send Us Your Comments:
Name:
Your E-mail address:
Title:
 

VietNamNews may edit your comments and not all emails will be published.

Highlight

Chinese drilling rig pulled out of Vietnam's waters Chinese drilling rig pulled out of Vietnam's waters

At 6:30pm on July 16, China's oil rig Haiyang Shiyou – 981 was 41 nautical miles from its previous position and out of Viet Nam's exclusive economic zone and continental shelf, about 163 nautical miles southwest of China's Hainan island, reported the Viet Nam Coast Guard High Command.  

School closed for torturing autistic students School closed for torturing autistic students

City authorities have shut down an illegal school for autistic children after it was found to be torturing its students.

Teachers question city's proposal to use e-books 1    Teachers question city's proposal to use e-books

E-books would replace printed textbooks in the first to third grades in HCM City for the upcoming schools year under a new proposal, the vice chairman of the city People's Committee Hua Ngoc Thuan has said.

Beer plant left unfinished Beer plant left unfinished

A beer plant under construction in the centre of Ha Tinh City has become a pasture for local residents to graze oxen.

Noi Bai unveils first sleeping pods Noi Bai unveils first sleeping pods

Vietnam Airlines Tourism Company (VATC ) has installed the first ever sleeping pods in Noi Bai International Airport to serve the passengers.