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Hà Nội triumphs at junior championships

Update: May, 24/2018 - 07:00
Athletes compete in the National Junior Athletics Championship yesterday. — Photo baonghean.vn
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Hà Nội topped the medal tally of the National Junior Athletics Championship which ended at Vinh Stadium in the central province of Nghệ An on May 23.

The team brought home 13 golds, 10 silvers and nine bronze medals. The Military team came second with seven golds, two silvers and three bronze. While Đà Nẵng were third with five golds and one bronze.

In the last day of competition, Bàn Thị Thu of Yên Bái took gold medal with a time of 26.3secs in the women’s 200m. Thanh Hóa’s Phí Thị Thảo Yến and Quách Thị Huệ got silver and bronze medal, respectively.

On the men’s side, Nguyễn Tuấn Kiệt of Tiền Giang won a gold after clocking a time of 24.2secs. Trần Minh Khoa of HCM City and Phan Tuấn Anh of Hà Nội were the runners-up.

In the women’s 800m, Lê Thị Kim Phượng of Ninh Thuận grabbed a gold medal with a time of 2:13.4. While the silver and bronze medal went to Nguyễn Thu Quyên of Thái Bình and Bùi Thị Lương of Hòa Bình.

Meanwhile, Long An’s Nguyễn Thanh Sang received a gold medal in the men’s side with a time of 2:05.2. Xa Thanh Sơn of Hòa Bình and Hanoian Đỗ Công Minh won silver and bronze medal.

The four-day tournament attracted the participation of nearly 600 athletes from 55 cities and provinces across the country, competing in 76 sets of medals. — VNS


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