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Ha Noi take three gold medals in archery

Update: December, 09/2014 - 14:40
Nguyen Tien Cuong won a gold medal in archery at the ongoing National Sports Games yesterday. Photo

HA NOI (VNS) — Ha Noi led the medal table at the ongoing National Sports Games yesterday.

They won 201 medals, comprising 75 gold, 63 silver and 63 bronze medals. HCM City were the runner-up with 59 gold, 44 silver and 41 bronze medals.

In archery, Ha Noi won three of the four gold medals yesterday. Nguyen Tien Cuong won a gold medal in the men's three-stringed bow event with a score of 1,390 points. Nguyen Van Duy triumphed in the men's one-stringed bow event with 637 points. Meanwhile, Le Thi Thu Hien brought Ha Noi the third gold medal by winning the women's three-stringed bow event.

The women's one-stringed bow event gold went to Le Ngoc Huyen of Vinh Long.

In the mens and womens trio events in badminton, Dong Thap beat HCM City 2-0 (21-19, 21-13), and Bac Giang beat Dong Thap to bag the gold medals respectively.

More than 100 fighters from 24 teams took part in the boxing event which began in the northern province of Nam Dinh yesterday. They will compete in 10 men's weight divisions and 11 women's weight categories.

Today, the handball event will begin in Ha Noi, with the participation of four men's and women's teams. Meanwhile, 474 athletes from 56 teams will participate in the athletics events in Nam Dinh. — VNS

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