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Đắk Lắk triumph in National Sports Festival for Ethnic Minorities

Update: May, 28/2019 - 18:23

 

Athletes compete in the 11th National Sports Festival for Ethnic Minorities in Đắk Nông Province. — Photo mediacdn.vn

HÀ NỘI — Đắk Lắk triumphed in the 11th National Sports Festival for Ethnic Minorities which closed in Đắk Nông Province on May 27.

They piled up 485 points and were followed by Kon Tum with 363 and Gia Lai with 336.

The festival, which had attracted 894 athletes and coaches from 33 ethnic minority groups in 17 cities and provinces, featured seven sports: football, volleyball, stick-pushing, crossbow shooting, tug of war, running and walking on stilts.

The biennial festival seeks to preserve traditional cultural values and strengthen solidarity among ethnic minority groups and improve their health and spiritual life.

The next edition of the festival will be held in Quảng Ngãi Province in 2021. — VNS

 

The  winning teams with their awards. — Photo mediacdn.vn

 

 

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