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National Sport Games for People with Disabilities to open

Update: August, 05/2015 - 18:20
Volunteers help disabled athletes attending the National Sport Games for People with Disabilities will take place at 8pm tonight at Dong Nai Sports Center. — Photo dnrtv.org.vn
ĐỒNG NAI (VNS) — The opening ceremony of the National Sport Games for People with Disabilities will take place at 8pm tonight at Dong Nai Sports Center.

The tournament is being hosted by Dong Nai in co-ordination with the General Department of Sports and Physical Training and the Vietnam Paralympic Association, and is running from August 3-10.

Athletes from more than 30 teams will compete in athletics, swimming, table tennis, weightlifting, badminton, chess, boccia, and performing sports goalball and football for blind athletes.

The goal is to select and train Vietnamese athletes with physical disabilities for the Asian Paragames in Singapore this December. — VNS


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