HA NOI – Cao Ngoc Hung will be Viet Nam's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of today's London Paralympics in London.
The event has drawn more than 4,200 athletes from 165 countries and territories, who will take part in 20 sports.
Hung will compete in the men's javelin and shot-put tomorrow.
Viet Nam has 11 representatives at the Games. Swimmers Vo Thanh Tung, Nguyen Thanh Trung, Duong Thi Lan and Trinh Thi Bich Nhu will compete first.
Four power lifters and three track-and-field competitors will also take part.
The delegation aims to bring at least one medal home. – VNS