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Viet Nam to send eight to Thailand athletics tournament in September

Update: August, 28/2015 - 09:29

Nguyen Thi Oanh is one of eight Vietnamese athletes to compete at an open athletics tournament in Thailand on September 6-9. — File Photo

HA NOI (VNS) — Viet Nam will have eight representatives taking part in an athletics tournament in Thailand on September 6-9.

Nguyen Thi Oanh, who just won six gold medals at the national championships for youth, will compete in the women's 200m and 400m events.

Southeast Asian Games silver medalist Bui Thi Thu Thao will join the women's long jump.

Their teammate, Le Tu Chinh, will run in the women's 100m and 200m classes; Luong Van Thao will test his skills in the men's 200m and 400m; Tran Thi Yen Hoa will race in the women's 110m hurdle; Bui Van Dong will take part in the men's long jump; Nguyen Van Cong will be an athlete in the men's tripple jump; and Nguyen Thanh Nhan will participate in the men's high jump.

The team will leave for Thailand on September 3. — VNS

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