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Việt Nam triumph at Southeast Asian Rowing Championships

Update: November, 09/2016 - 23:30
Rowers compete at the 16th SEARF Junior Rowing and Rowing Championships in Hải Phòng. — Photo
Viet Nam News


HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam triumphed at the 16th South East Asian Rowing Federation (SEARF) Junior Rowing and Rowing Championships, which wrapped up in the port city of Hải Phòng on November 8.

The team brought home 13 golds and 12 silvers. Thailand were second with four golds, six silvers and five bronzes. Malaysia, with one gold, six silvers and three bronzes, came third.

The event attracted the participation of 85 rowers from Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore and Việt Nam. They competed in 20 events for men and women.

The four-day event aimed to sharpen athletes’ skills for international tournaments next year and the Asian Games in 2018. — VNS

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