Quang Ninh to host 9th National Sports Games in 2022

Wednesday, 2021-10-06 17:43:42
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At the opening ceremony of the 8th National Sports Games (Photo: VNA)
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NDO/VNA – The northern province of Quang Ninh will host the 9th National Sports Games in November 2022, according to the Vietnam Sports Administration under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

About 8,000 officials, coaches and athletes of 65 sport delegations from the country’s all 63 provinces and cities and the army and the public security forces, and 1,600 referees will attend the event.

The athletes will compete for medals in 40 sports in five groups: Olympic, ASIAD, SEA Games, traditional games and recreational sports.

Quang Ninh boasts a 5000-seat multi-purpose gymnasium, a water sport area, a shooting range, an archery range, a stadium combined with athletics field, a gymnasium for martial arts and sword marks, three beach volleyball courts, two beach sepak takraw courts, and two tennis courts.

It also has a professional running track certified by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races.