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Thanh Hóa triumph at national athletics champs

Update: November, 28/2016 - 09:00
Quách Công Lịch. — Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Thanh Hóa triumphed at the National Athletics Championships, which wrapped up at Hàng Đẫy Stadium in Hà Nội on Saturday.

The team brought home nine gold medals, two silvers and five bronze medals. The Military team came in second with seven gold medals, 10 silvers and five bronze medals. Hà Nội placed in third place, with six gold medals, seven silvers and seven bronze medals.

This year’s event saw many outstanding athletes compete, such as Quách Thị Lan, Quách Công Lịch of Thanh Hóa and Lê Tú Chinh of HCM City.

Lan, who has trained in the US, defeated Olympian Nguyễn Thị Huyến of Nam Định to win the women’s 400m and 400m hurdle category.

Meanwhile, Lan’s brother, Lịch, also won gold medals in the men’s 400m, 400m hurdle, 4x400m relay and 4x200m relay.

HCM City’s Chinh won four gold medals in the women’s 100m, 200m, 4x100m relay and 4x200m relay. — VNS

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