|Nguyễn Thị Huyền will compete in the HCM City International Track and Field Championships Open 2017. — Photo thethaovanhoa.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — The HCM City International Track and Field Championships Open 2017 is scheduled to be held on July 27-28 at the Thống Nhất Stadium.
The event will attract the participation of nearly 500 athletes from seven countries and territories, including South Korea, Thailand, India, and Malaysia.
The participants will compete for 44 sets of medals.
Việt Nam will send their best athletes to take part in the tournament, such as Nguyễn Thị Huyền, who won the gold medal in the recent Asian Athletics Championships in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India, in the women’s 400m hurdle, and Lê Tú Chinh, gold medallist in the Thai tournament.
The tournament is a warm up for the 29th Southeast Asian Games to be held in Malaysia next month. — VNS