|Winning yet again: Climber Hoàng Nguyên Thanh. — Photo baobinhphuoc.com.vn|
HÀ NỘI — Hoàng Nguyên Thanh defended his title in the men’s 7.7km category of the National Bà Rá Mountain Climbing Tournament in Bình Phước on Friday.
Thanh of Bình Phước finished first with a time of 33 minutes 5 seconds. Military climber Đỗ Quốc Luật and Bùi Thế Anh were runners-up.
It is the fourth time in a row that Thanh has won this event.
In the women’s 5.4km, Lâm Thị Thúy of Bình Phước took the lead with a time of 33mins 56secs. Hoàng Thị Thanh of the Military team and Đặng Cẩm Tú of Bình Phước finished second and third, respectively.
The annual event attracted the participation of over 1,200 amateur and professional athletes from 20 cities and provinces. — VNS