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Dec 17, 2022 / 18:46

National Sports Games 2022: Hanoi Sports leads with 112 Gold medals

Seven days into the 9th National Sports Games, Hanoi athletes maintain their leading position in most sports.

After a week of competition, a total of 1,946 medals, including 575 Gold, 550 Silver, and 821 Bronze medals, have been awarded to the athletes.

The men's 50-kilometer-cycling games took place on December 15. Photo: VNA

As of 8pm on December 16, Hanoi's sport maintained its leading position with 308 medals, including 112 gold, 95 silver, and 101 bronze.

In particular, on the last day of competition on December 16, Hanoi's wushu athletes continued to show their strength by winning gold medals in the disciplines of women's martial arts (athlete Duong Thuy Vi), women's Jutsu (Hoang Thi Phuong Giang) and men's sword (Pham Quoc Khanh).

The Ho Chi Minh City sports delegation ranked second with 236 medals, including 73 gold, 78 silver, and 85 bronze.

The military sports delegation ranked third with a total of 164 medals of all kinds, including 60 gold, 48 silver, and 56 bronze.

 The Hanoi women's fencing team wins all the medals in the women's épée. Photo: VNA 

During the last seven official days of the event, all athletes gave their best with pure and noble sportsmanship. Many national records have been broken, which has delighted the athletes and fans.

The 2022 National Sports Games, considered the biggest in the country's sports history, has been held from December 9 to 21 in Ha Long City, Quang Ninh Province, and ten other provinces across the country.

It is a quadrennial multi-sport event involving representatives from provinces, cities of the first level of administrative division, police, armed forces, education, and training sector.

It brings together more than 17,000 people, including nearly 10,000 athletes competing in 43 sports. Recently, numerous competitions have been held in many localities, such as regattas, shooting, and karate.

Hanoi sent one of the largest delegations, up to 1,359 coaches and athletes, competing in 42 of the program's 43 sports,  aiming for the best position in this year's 9th National Sports Games.