|Going for gold: Swimmers seen at the National Junior Swimming Championships. — Photo thethaovanhoa.vn|
HÀ NỘI – HCM City maintained their lead at the National Junior Swimming Championships in HCM City yesterday.
In the boys’ 12-13, 100m backstroke, HCM City’s Trần Trí Tài bagged a gold medal after clocking a time of 1:04.58. Tài’s teammate Đỗ Đình Thi and Trần Hưng Nguyên of National Defence Sports Centre 5 were the runners-up.
On the women’s side, Nguyễn Lê Phương Thảo of Vĩnh Long took the gold medal with a time of 1:09.64. Cao Bá Hân and Đặng Hoàng Bảo Tiên of HCM City got silver and bronze medals, respectively.
Tài also triumphed in the 100m butterfly with a time of 1:02.90. Trần Lê Thành Nhân of Vĩnh Long and Trần Quốc Cường of National Defence Sports Centre 4 finished second and third with a time of 1:04.36 and 1:04.54, respectively.
Meanwhile, Lê Hoàng Bảo Ngọc of HCM City received a gold medal in the girl’s 12-13, 100m butterfly with a time of 1:08.66.
After three days of competition, HCM City has brought home 14 golds, 2 silvers and 19 bronzes. National Defence Sports Centre 4 came second with 13 golds, four silvers and seven bronzes. While National Defence Sports Centre 5 were third with 12 golds, six silvers and five bronzes.
Cần Thơ are bottom of the medal tally with only one bronze medal. — VNS