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Fencers seeking points for Olympics qualifying

Update: January, 19/2016 - 10:00
Nguyen Tien Nhat is training hard in South Korea hoping to qualifying for his second Olympics' fencing tournament. — Photo bongdaplus.vn
HA NOI (VNS) — Nguyen Tien Nhat is training hard in South Korea hoping to qualifying for his second Olympics' fencing tournament.

Nhat and two other teammates have been in Busan for several weeks and will take part in a World cup series tournament in Germany on January 21-23.

They will then compete in events on February 12-14 in Canada and March 18-20 in Hungary.

Meanwhile Nguyen Thanh An will join a competition in Italy on January 29-31.

Female fencer Nguyen Thi Le Dung will present Viet Nam in a Greek tournament at the same time.

All are trying to collect points to qualify for this August's Olympic Games.

Nhat was the only Vietnamese fencer to qualify for the 2012 London Olympics. — VNS






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