HA NOI (VNS) — Vilayphone of Laos won the men's technical shoot category title at the HCM City Open 2015 International Petanque Championship that ended at District 3's Labour Cultural Palace on Sunday.
The women's title was claimed by Tran Le Thanh Thao of Can Tho. Meanwhile, Nghe An won the men's triples and Soc Trang took the lead in the women's event.
The five-day tournament attracted 260 competitors from 30 teams nationwide. Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Brunei also sent players to the tournament.
Petanque has become popular in the southern region, and especially in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta, over the past few years. — VNS