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15/06/2017 - 07:19

Nearly 150 athletes participate in National Junior Badminton Championship

On June 4th, at the Provincial Sports Center, the National Junior Badminton Championship 2017 - the second VINA - STAR Cup collaboratively organized by the Department of Culture and Sports and the Badminton Association of Vietnam started. Bui Thanh Ha, Deputy Standing Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee attended the opening ceremony.

Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee Bui Thanh Ha presents flowers to the participating delegations.

The tournament gathers nearly 150 athletes from 24 provinces and cities throughout the country. The athletes have competed in 6 categories: men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles, women’s doubles, mixed doubles, mixed men and women teammates under 18 years old. Thua Thien Hue delegation has 8 players.

According to the organizing board, this is an annual tournament aimed to evaluate training activities of young athletes in localities and departments.

A match after the opening ceremony.

Coach Dang Nhi Ha, head of the provincial badminton department said that it was a rather difficult tournament for the provincial badminton players, as they all met strong opponents. However, the whole team determined to do their best to give the fans beautiful matches.

The championship ends on June 9th.

By Huu Phuc