More than 100 players to take part in national table tennis event

Last update: 15:42 | 14/05/2018

VietNamNet Bridge – About 135 competitors will take part in the Nhan Dan Newspaper National Table Tennis Championship to be held in Da Lat City, Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on May 22-27.


Dinh Quang Linh will take part in the upcoming National Table Tennis Championship. — Photo

The participants come from 14 teams across the country. They will vie for seven sets of medals in the men’s and women’s singles, doubles and team events and the mixed doubles.

The organising committee will also give prizes to the best young male and female players, the event’s miss beauty and prizes for localities which have developed grassroots table tennis.

The event is expected to entertain fans with leading players including Dinh Quang Linh, Mai Hoang My Trang, Nguyen Anh Tu and Tran Tuan Quynh, alongside other young faces.

The draw for the tournament will be held on May 20, two days before competition commences.

At last year’s event, Linh from the Military team defeated Nguyen Anh Tu of Hanoi 4-1 in the final to claim the men’s singles title, while HCM City’s Trang successfully defended her women’s singles crown by defeating Hanoi’s Nguyen Khoa Dieu Khanh.

The six-day tourney is part of activities to mark the 128th anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh’s birthday (May 19, 1890), while seeking to promote table tennis nationwide.

Source: VNS

National table tennis event, Vietnam economy, Vietnamnet bridge, English news about Vietnam, Vietnam news, news about Vietnam, English news, Vietnamnet news, latest news on Vietnam, Vietnam