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HCM City lead national finswimming champs

Update: March, 22/2019 - 10:00
The National Finswimming Championship’s organising board gives awards to winners. — Photo courtesy of HCMC Finswimming
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — HCM City topped the medal tally of the National Finswimming Championship at the end of the day’s competition in Thừa Thiên Huế yesterday.

After two days of competition, the team has five golds, four silvers and six bronzes. Quảng Bình are second with four golds and one bronze, while Hà Nội are third with two golds, three silvers and two bronzes.

Notably, Trần Thị Trang Diễm, 21, of Quảng Bình set a new record in the women’s 1,500m immersion (diving with an air tank) with a time of 14:04.28, beating the old record of 14:10.67.

Diễm’s compatriot, Phan Đức Toàn also broke the old national record of 3:38.11 in the men’s 400m immersion with a new time of 3:34.99.

Nearly 100 players from 12 teams nationwide are competing in the three-day event for more than 20 sets of medals. The event will finish today.

After the tournament, the National Swimming Championships will begin on Saturday. — VNS

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