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Hà Nội triumph in national pencak silat champs

Update: April, 30/2019 - 10:41


Martial artists perform at the National Pencak Silat Championship. — Photo

HÀ NỘI — Hà Nội triumphed in the National Pencak Silat Championship which concluded in the southern province of Tiền Giang on April 29.

The team brought home nine golds, four silvers and one bronze to take the lead in the medal tally.

Thanh Hoá finished second with three golds, one silver and three bronze medals. With three golds, one silver and two bronzes, the Police came in third place.

Hà Nội team celebrate their first place at the National Pencak Silat Championship. — Photo

The seven-day event attracted the participation of 450 martial artists from 43 clubs across the country.

They competed in individual and team performance disciplines and combat competitions in different weight categories.

The tournament’s best players will be selected to the national team to prepare for the Southeast Asian Games 29 to be held in the Philippines in November. — VNS


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