Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien bade farewell to the Vietnam contingent at a simple ceremony in Hanoi on August 8, as they headed for the 2017 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games.
The Vietnamese taekwondo team will be closely watched during the upcoming SEA Games in Malaysia, with the athletes expected to win at least four gold medals.
Top Vietnamese female swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien will compete in 10-12 categories with the aim of earning 8-10 gold medals at the upcoming 29th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, according to Dinh Viet Hung, Secretary General of the Vietnam Aquatic Sports Association (VASA).
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) Annual General Meeting 2017, which took place in Ho Chi Minh City from August 1-4, focused on sketching out the ITF strategic vision towards 2024 and promoting cooperation among members for the development of tennis as well as talented players, said ITF President David Haggerty.
Vietnam national U15 team returned home on July 23 with the AFF Under-15 Championship trophy held in Thailand.
Vietnamese tennis player Nguyen Van Phuong won the final match in the men’s singles at the U18 Tennis Federation (ITF) Junior Circuit – BECAMEX Cup 2017 in Ho Chi Minh City on July 22.