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HCM City triumph at national swimming champs

Update: March, 28/2018 - 07:00
The National Swimming Championship ended yesterday in Huế City. — Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — HCM City made a big splash as they triumphed at the National Swimming Championship which concluded yesterday in Huế City.

The team won a total of 16 gold, eight silver and seven bronze medals.. Đà Nẵng finished second with nine gold, three silver and four bronze medals. Quảng Bình came to third with eight gold, nine silver and three bronze medals.

But it wasn’t such a good tournament for the Hà Nội team who only ranked 11th out of 14 teams with two silver and one bronze medals.

On the last day of competition, Trần Duy Khôi of HCM City continued to prove himself with two individual golds in the men’s 200m backstroke with a time of 1:59.10 and 200m medley with a time of 2:00.68.

Besides, Khôi and his teammates also brought home two gold medals more in the team’s events.

In the women’s 200m backstroke, Thanh Hóa’s Hoàng Thị Trang bagged a gold medal after clocking a time of 2:19.00. Nguyễn Lê Phương Thảo of Vĩnh Long picked up a silver medal with a time of 2:21.13, while Lê Dương Ngọc Quyên of HCM City took bronze medal with a time of 2:23.24.

In the women’s 200m breast stroke, Ngô Thị Ngọc Quỳnh of Quảng Bình seized gold medal with a time of 2:31.92. Vũ Thị Phương Anh of HCM City and Nguyễn Thị Nhật Lâm of Vĩnh Long won silver and bronze medal, respectively.

The five-day event attracted around hundreds of swimmers across the country, competing in 45 sets of medals. — VNS


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