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Việt Nam to compete in world gymnastics championships

Update: September, 29/2017 - 09:00
Lê Thanh Tùng. — Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Seven Vietnamese gymnasts will compete in the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships to be held in Canada on October 2.

The participating athletes include Phạm Phước Hưng, Đinh Phương Thành, Lê Thanh Tùng, Đặng Nam, Đỗ Vũ Hưng and Nguyễn Tuấn Đạt.

“Việt Nam is sending its best team to the championship. We will try our best to clear the qualifying round and reach the final,” said coach Trương Minh Sang.

“Among these players, the highest expectations are from Tùng. The 22-year-old won an Asian gold medal and three gold medals at the Southeast Asian Games, which concluded in Malaysia last month,” Sang added.

The tournament will draw 500 athletes from 80 countries. — VNS

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