|The 36th Nhân Dân Newspaper National Table Tennis Tournament 2018 gathers the leading athletes in the country, the best of whom will join the national table tennis team. — Photo webthethao.vn|
LÂM ĐỒNG — More than 100 athletes from 14 table tennis teams nationwide have been competing at the 36th Nhân Dân Newspaper National Table Tennis Tournament 2018 to win the Petro Vietnam-Cà Mau Fertiliser Cup, at the sport centre in Central Highlands province of Lâm Đồng.
According to organisers, the tournament gathers the leading athletes in the country, andt the result is sure to make for some interesting matches.
The players have so far competed in various events including the men’s teams, women’s teams, men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles, women’s doubles and mixed matches.
The organisers will give seven sets of medals, each set includes a first, a second and two third prizes while the Nhân Dân newspaper and its partner, Cà Mau Fertiliser Petro JSC, will give two encouraging prizes to the best male and female players.
Over the course of the tournament, the Việt Nam Table Tennis Federation will select the best athletes to join the national table tennis team, and prepare them for the ASIAD Table Tennis tournament 2018, to be held later this year in Indonesia.
The tournament takes place between May 22 and 27. — VNS