Open Water Swimming Championships In Vietnam

Open Water Swimming Championships In Vietnam

100 swimmers from 12 teams will competing in the 38th National Marathon Swimming Championships (Vinashin Cup) on the Han River in Da Nang, Vietnam next week. Dinh Viet Hung of the Vietnam Aquatic Sports Association said, “This is the fourth time the Cup has been sponsored by Vinashin [a large shipbuilding company].”

16-year-old Hoang Quy Phuoc, Chau Ba Anh Tu, Hoang Dinh Long, Nguyen Thi Kim Oanh, Duong Thi Khanh Linh, Vo Thi Thanh Vy, An Do Hanh and Truong Hoang Nhat Vy are among the pre-race favorites in the 7K race in the Ham Luong river in Ben Tre Province. “It has been a great effort by Vinashin and Vietnam Aquatic Sports Association to organize this annual event. We try our best to keep this an annual race for national team members so they can hone their skills for international events.”

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