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Việt Nam No 1 at HCMC track and field meet

Update: July, 20/2019 - 09:57


Athletes compete in the HCM City Open International Tracks and Field which closed on Friday. — Photo

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam won the most medals at the HCM City Open International Tracks and Field, which closed on Friday.

The hosts earned 22 gold medals after three days of competition. They were followed by South Korea with nine and the Philippines on four.

In the last day yesterday, national runner Phạm Thị Huệ won the women’s 10,000m with a time of 38min 22.14sec while Lê Quang Hoà championed in the men’s side, timing 33:58.38.

Kim Woo Jeon of South Korea won the women’s discus throw with a result of 28.10m. Mariano Masano of the Philippines pocketed gold in the men’s 1,500m.

The annual tournament lured more than 550 athletes from Việt Nam’s cities and provinces and eight other countries. They competed in 31 events for both men and women. — VNS

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