|Nguyễn Anh Tú is one of Vietnamese players at the World Team Table Tennis Championship in Sweden. -- Photo baomoi.com|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam will compete against Peru in their first group-round match at the World Team Table Tennis Championships’ third division in Halmstad, Sweden, on Sunday.
Việt Nam are in Group J with Indonesia, Cuba, Tunisia and Pakistan.
Top national athletes — Đinh Quang Linh, Nguyễn Anh Tú and Đoàn Bá Tuấn Anh— will represent the country in the competition, which will conclude on May 6.
The team, comprising seven members and two coaches, targets a berth in the second division next year.
After the world event, the team will take part in a short training camp in Hungary.
They will then sharpen their skills in the national championships in late May.
The best athletes will be selected to compete at the Asian Games in Indonesia in August.
The last tennis event of the year will be the Southeast Asian Championships in November. — VNS