National swimming and diving tournament for outstanding athletes opens

Wednesday, 2021-11-24 14:56:23
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At the opening ceremony.
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NDO - The 2021 National Swimming and Diving Tournament for Outstanding Athletes opened at the Sports Centre in Ha Long city, the northern province of Quang Ninh on November 24.

The event was held jointly by the Quang Ninh provincial Department of Culture and Sports, the Vietnam Sports Administration, the General Department of Physical Education and Sports and the Vietnam Aquatic Sports Association.

The tournament has attracted the participation of 198 athletes from 16 provinces, cities and sectors across the country.

According to the organising board, the athletes will compete for 77 sets of medals at the tournament, including 43 sets of swimming medals and 34 sets of diving medals.

Athletes join the final round of the 50m men’s and 50m women’s breaststroke events.

In order to successfully organise sports competitions, Quang Ninh province and the sports sector have made efforts to devise adaptive solutions in the new situation, especially the effective implementation of the bubble model in the organisation of sports tournaments at the national scale.

Right after the opening ceremony, athletes joined the final round of the 50m men’s and 50m women’s breaststroke events.

The tournament is scheduled to run until November 30.