Hà Nội triumph at national fencing champs

Update: September, 26/2018 - 17:00
The National Fencing Championship’s organising board gives awards to the winners. — VNA/VNS Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Hà Nội triumphed at the National Fencing Championship which concluded in the northern province of Hải Dương on Tuesday.

The team secured six golds, three silvers and three bronzes. HCM City came second with two golds, one silver and three bronzes, while Bắc Ninh finished third with one gold, four silvers and six bronzes.

The four-day event featured more than 100 fencers from seven teams nationwide, competing in men’s and women’s singles and teams in foil, epee and sabre events.

The event, organised by the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, aimed to select outstanding athletes for the national team to compete in upcoming international tournaments. — VNS