|Archers compete in the National Outstanding Archers Championship in the southern province of Vĩnh Long. — Photo thethaovietnam.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Nearly 200 athletes from 19 teams across the country are competing in the National Outstanding Archers Championship in the southern province of Vĩnh Long.
They compete in various categories of men’s and women’s recurve and compound bows for 36 sets of medals.
According to Nguyễn Thanh Tuấn, director of the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the event is part of the national elite sport competition system.
The event’s best athletes will be chosen for the national team to compete in coming international tournaments including the Asian Games in Indonesia in August.
The event, which opened on Monday, will last until April 9. — VNS