|On the matt: Athletes compete in the National Junior Aerobic Champs 2018. — Photo baobacgiang.com.vn|Viet Nam News
PHÚ YÊN — As many as 200 athletes from eight teams of Hải Phòng, Hải Dương, Hà Nội, Khánh Hòa, Đồng Nai, Trà Vinh, Hồ Chí Minh City and host Phú Yên participated in the National Junior Aerobic Champs 2018, held Thursday at the Lê Trung Kiên Gymnasium in Phú Yên Province.
Athletes competed in three age groups: 9-11, 12-14, 15-17 in men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s and women’s doubles.
They competed in two contents: aerobic gymnastics and aerobic dance.
The tournament was co-organised by Việt Nam Gymnastic Federation (VGF) and the Phú Yên Culture, Sports and Tourism Department.
Hồ Văn Tiến, director of the department, said this was the first time the province hosted a national championship and Phú Yên team’s goal was to win one silver and two bronzes. A representative of the VGF body said it hoped that the tournament would strengthen interest in aerobics around the province.
The tournament lasts until July 8. — VNS