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HCM City triumph at Thống Nhất Speed Cup athletics tournament

Update: June, 12/2020 - 18:15

 

Nguyễn Văn Hào of HCM City won a gold medal in the men’s triple jump. – VNA/VNS Photo Tiến Lực

HCM CITY – HCM City triumphed at the Thống Nhất Speed Cup athletics tournament which concluded on Friday.

The team topped the medal tally with 10 gold, 10 silver and 14 bronze medals. Khánh Hòa finished second with eight golds, six silvers and eight bronzes. Hà Tĩnh came third with eight golds and two silvers.

At this year's tournament, athletes of the national team still proved their form when they won gold medals, such as Lương Minh Sang of HCM City in the men’s 100m hurdles; Đinh Thị Bích of Nam Định in the women’s 800m; Quách Thị Lan of Hà Nội in the women’s 400m, Lê Tú Chinh of HCM City in the women’s 100m, 200m as well as Nguyễn Thị Huyền of Nam Định in the women’s 400m hurdles.

The three-day event was the first professional athletics tournament held in Việt Nam after the easing of social distancing.

The event attracted the participation of 600 athletes from 33 provinces and cities in the country, competing in 31 categories.

The event was held by the municipal Department of Culture and Sports and Athletics Federation.  VNS

 

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