Viet Nam News
HÀ NÔỊ — The National Defence Sports Centre 5 were at the top of the National Junior Swimming Championship on July 16, after three days of the competition.
The event is being held at the Mỹ Đình National Sports Complex in Hà Nội.
So far, the team have won 16 golds, seven silvers and four bronzes.
Currently, the National Defence Sports 4 come second, with 13 golds, 10 silvers and three bronzes. Long An finish third with 11 golds, eight silvers and five bronzes.
In the boys’ 100m butterfly race (for 14-15 year), Trần Hưng Nguyên of the National Defence Sports Centre 5 triumphed with a time of 58.89secs. Võ Dư Trương of the National Defence Sports Centre 4 and Nguyễn Hà Khang of Vĩnh Long were the runners-up.
On the women’s side, Nguyễn Thị Thanh Thảo of Đồng Nai took the lead at 1:07.12, while Tôn Nữ Mỹ Ngọc of Đà Nẵng and Nguyễn Hoàng Dung of Bến Tre finished at second and third places, respectively.
In the boys’ 400m freestyle (14-15 years), Nguyên of Centre 5 triumphed again, with a time of 4:14.70. Võ Minh Khang of Long An took the silver medal, while Trương of Centre 4 won the bronze.
In the boys’ 400m freestyle (12-13 years), Bùi Hữu Hiếu of Cần Thơ won the gold medal with a time of 4:19.20. Nguyễn Văn An of Hải Dương and Trương Việt Vũ of HCM City took the silver and bronze medals home, respectively.
In the 800m freestyle for girls (14-15 years), Nguyễn Hoàng Dung of Bến Tre won the gold medal after clocking a time of 10:14.95. Trần Thị Diệu Hiền and Huỳnh Thị Ngọc Thy of Long An were the runners-up.
The Quảng Bình team also won a gold medal on July 16 in the girls’ 1500m freestyle category, thanks to Mai Thị Linh who completed it in 17:57.92. Trần Thị Hồng Cẩm of Long An and Lê Thị Loan of Centre 5 won the silver and bronze, respectively.
The annual event, which has the participation of 220 swimmers from 24 teams, will end on July 18. — VNS