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Hà Nội triumph in national junior athletics event

Update: June, 12/2017 - 16:34
Hà Nội topped the National Junior Athletics Championships, which concluded in the southern province of Đồng Nai on June 11. — Photo maskonline.vn
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Hà Nội triumphed in the National Junior Athletics Championships, which concluded in the southern province of Đồng Nai on Sunday.

The team brought home 21 gold, 17 silver and seven bronze. Thanh Hóa and the military team were the runners-up.

Hosts Đồng Nai won three silver and four bronze. The silver medals went to Lý Duy Phúc in shot-put, Nguyễn Ngọc Tuyết Ngân in high jump and Tô Thị Trúc Mai in long jump.

The tournament attracted the participation of 850 athletes from 58 teams across the country.

According to Nguyễn Trung Hinh, vice chairman of the Việt Nam Athletics Federation, the event’s best athletes will be selected to the national team to prepare for the Southeast Asian junior tournament. — VNS

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