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Archers to take aim at national cup

Update: April, 12/2017 - 15:00
Vĩnh Long Province’s athletes are preparing for the National Archery Cup on their home turf next week. — Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — The National Archery Cup will be organised in Vĩnh Long Province on April 17-23 with the participation of 180 athletes.

The athletes are coming from 15 cities and provinces, including strong hubs such as Hà Nội, HCM City and Hải Phòng.

They will compete in 36 disciplines for individuals, doubles and teams, in two categories of recurve and compound.

“The archery championships are one of the elite national sports events organised annually. It aims to test athletes’ quality and select the best for the national teams, who will take part in regional and international tournaments, especially the Southeast Asian Games in Malaysia this August and the Asian Games in Việt Nam in 2019,” Nguyễn Thanh An, deputy director of Vĩnh Long’s Culture, Sports and Tourism Department, said. — VNS


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