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Linh, Trang pocket national table tennis titles

Update: September, 14/2015 - 14:38
Dinh Quang Linh from Military takes the men's gold medal. — Photo thethaovietnam.vn
HA NOI (VNS) — Dinh Quang Linh and Mai Hoang My Trang won the men's and women's titles at the National Table Tennis Championships–Nhan Dan (People) Newspaper Cup.

The tournament ended on September 13 in Can Tho Province.

Linh came from behind to beat teammate Le Tien Dat 11-6, 12-10, 8-11, 11-8, 8-11, 6-11, 14-12 in the all-Military men's singles final match.

Dat was defeated for the second consecutive year, to become the silver medallist.

On the women's side, Trang of Petrosetco HCM City beat Dinh Thi Hang of Vicem Hai Duong 11-3, 11-7, 11-6, 11-7.

The men's team title went to Military, while Trang and her teammates won in the women's category.

Mai Hoang My Trang of Petrosetco HCM City wins the women's title at the National Table Tennis Championships in Can Tho on September 13. — Photo vnexpress.net

It was Trang's third gold medal as she, paired with Le Dinh Duy in the mixed doubles, had earlier defeated defending champions Dao Duy Hoang of Phan Hoang Tuong Giang of the public security ministry.

Speaking at the closing ceremony on September 13, Nhan Dan Deputy Editor-in-Chief Phan Huy Hien said, "More than 500 matches were organised with many surprises taking place during the seven-day competition, which also saw new champions." The national championships, in which nearly 130 players participated, ended with Petrosetco HCM on top, followed by Military and T&T, respectively. — VNS

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