Vietnam No 1 at HCMC track and field meet

Vietnam won the most medals at the HCM City Open International Tracks and Field, which closed on Friday.

Vietnam No 1 at HCMC track and field meet
Athletes compete in the HCM City Open International Tracks and Field which closed on Friday. — Photo nld.com.vn

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, national runner Pham Thi Hue won the women’s 10,000m with a time of 38min 22.14sec while Le Quang Hoa 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 Vietnam’s cities and provinces and eight other countries. They competed in 31 events for both men and women.

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