|Nguyễn Anh Tú of Hà Nội T&T champions the second Elite Table Tennis Tournament. — Photo sggp.org.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — The second Elite Table Tennis Tournament found a new champion on wrapping up in Hà Nội on Sunday.
On the last day of competition, national squad teammates Nguyễn Anh Tú of Hà Nội T&T defeated Nguyễn Đức Tuân of Hải Dương Province 4-2 to take the men’s singles trophy and a bonus of VNĐ60 million (US$2,700).
It was the second time in a row that Tuân had failed in a final. Last year, he lost to Lê Tiến Đạt of the military team. Đạt was earlier eliminated in the quarter-final round.
On the women’s side, Mai Hoàng Mỹ Trang from HCM City beat Nguyễn Thị Nga of Hà Nội 4-0 to top the ranking and win $2,700.
This event marked the first time the organisers had created a category for female players. — VNS