Nearly 150 people from across the country are competing in the National Youth Petanque Championship in the Hanoi – based National Sports Training Centre.
|Nearly 150 people are competing in the National Youth Petanque Championship in Hanoi. — Photo baovinhlong.com.vn|
They are taking part in men's and women's singles, doubles, trios and men's and women's techniques in various age groups.
The event, which opened on Sunday, aims to select best players for the national team to compete at the Southeast Asian Games to be held in the Philippines later this year.
It will end on July 27.
Later this year, Hanoi will also host the Asian Youth Petanque Championship.