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ASEAN Sports Day opens in the Netherlands

Update: June, 25/2018 - 17:00
The second ASEAN Sports Student Festival has kicked off in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. — Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — The second ASEAN Sports Student Festival has began in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, with more than 100 Vietnamese and ASEAN students taking part.

In her opening speech, Chairwoman of the ASEAN Committee in The Hague and Vietnamese Ambassador to the Netherlands Ngô Thị Hòa said the event has become a tradition of ASEAN member states in the European country.

It is expected to strengthen friendship in the bloc and encourage youths to join physical activities. She lauded ASEAN embassies’ support for the event, especially the Vietnamese Students’ Association in the Netherlands. 

The festival featured football, badminton, basketball and relay races. 

Việt Nam won in football and the relay while the Philippines triumphed in basketball. Indonesia came first in badminton in both the doubles and singles events. — VNS

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