Track-and-field athletes set records at National Games

  • ngày 29/11/2018

Pham Thi Hue of Quang Ninh won gold and set a record at the National Sports Games in the women’s 10,000m event on Wednesday in Hanoi.

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Pham Thi Hue seen competing at last year’s SEA Games in Malaysia. She won the women’s 10,000m race and set a record at the National Sports Games in Hanoi on November 28. 

Hue finished with a time of 35min 10.17sec, setting a new Games record. The old record of 36:24.25 had belonged to Bui Thi Hien of Thai Binh since 2010.

Pham Thi Hong Le of Nam Dinh came second and Lo Thi Thanh of Binh Dinh was third.

Tang Van Hai of Vinh Long also won and set a new mark in the men’s hammer throw with a result of 53.97m. The 28-year-old threw more than four metres better than the old record of 49.63m, set by Tran Hoang Thien of Vinh Long in 2010.

Do Tan Truong and Nguyen Thanh Tung both of Da Nang came second and third, respectively.

The women’s quartet of HCM City also set a record in the 4x100m event, finishing in 45.28sec.

Hanoi and the Military were behind.

The fourth Games records went to SEA Games winner Nguyen Thi Oanh from Bac Giang. Oanh ran 1,500m in a time of 4min 14.67sec.

Other athletes who won yesterday were Duong Van Thai of Nam Dinh in the men’s 1,500m and the Ministry of Public Security men’s 4x100m team.

In pencak silat, Hanoi martial artists topped the ranking with six gold medals from both combat and performance events. Thanh Hoa were second with four golds and Quang Ninh finished third with two.

In tennis, HCM City grabbed their only title in the mixed doubles event after Do Minh Quan and Dao Minh Trang beat Huynh Chi Khuong and Savanna Ly Nguyen of the Military 4-6, 6-4, 10-7.

The men’s doubles gold went to Ly Hoang Nam and Trinh Linh Giang of Binh Duong who beat teammates Nguyen Van Phuong and Tu Le Khanh Duy 6-0, 6-3.

Da Nang’s Fodor Csilla and Phan Thi Thanh Binh overcame Nguyen Tu Kim Ngan and Nguyen Thi Be Xuyen of the Military 7-5, 6-1 to win the women’s doubles.

The singles finals will be held on Thursday at the Athletics Palace.

Binh will meet Csilla in the women’s singles and number one seed Nam will face number two Giang on the men’s side. Matches are aired live on Thể thao TV channel and the VTVcab ON app.

Source: Vietnamnet

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