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Golden Racket int’l table tennis event to begin

Update: June, 29/2019 - 09:22


Nguyễn Anh Tú will compete in the upcoming Golden Racket International Table Tennis Championship. — Photo

HÀ NỘI — The 33rd Golden Racket International Table Tennis Championship will start in HCM City’s Nguyễn Du Gymnasium on July 4.

More than 100 players from eight countries and territories including Chinese Taipei, South Korea, Malaysia and Japan will compete in four categories – men’s and women’s doubles, and men’s and women’s singles.

This year, Việt Nam’s team include Mai Hoàng Mỹ Trang, Nguyễn Khoa Diệu Khánh of HCM City, Nguyễn Anh Tú of Hà Nội, and Đoàn Bá Tuấn Anh and Nguyễn Đức Tuấn of Hải Dương. 

A total VNĐ300 million (US$13,000) is up for grabs,with the winner of each team category set to pocket VNĐ30 million ($1,300) while VNĐ20 million ($870) in cash will be awarded for each individual event.

The event is a good chance for local players to prepare for the upcoming SEA Games in the Philippines later this year.

Sponsored by Tôn Đông Á Corporation, the event is part of the ranking system of the International Table Tennis Federation.

The event will last until July 7. — VNS

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