Quang Ninh Armed Forces' Sports Festival 2017 opens

Wednesday, May 17 2017, 15:23

QTV - To mark the 127th anniversary of the birth of President Ho Chi Minh, 70 years of the establishment of Quang Ninh Armed Forces, on May 16th, Quang Ninh Military Headquarter opened Armed Forces’ Sports Festival 2017.

The sports festival atmostphere
The sports festival atmostphere

The festival consists of 16 teams, with more than 400 officials, coaches and athletes competing in 4 jointly-coordinated military sports; strong fighter; 100m swimming while carrying guns; 5.000 m marathon; and hurdle. The festival aims at training and improving combat readiness of provincial armed forces to meet requirements of the new situation while selecting excellent athletes for the Zone 3 Sports Festival 2017 and the 8th Quang Ninh Sports Festival 2018. Quang Ninh Armed Forces’ Sports Festival 2017 runs until May 18th.
Translated by Quynh Trang