Sports contest for ethnic minorities opens in Pleiku City

A sports contest for ethnic minorities opened in Pleiku City in Gia Lai Province on November 10, with participation of 500 athletes from 21 Vietnamese ethnic groups.

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The contest includes men's football, women's volleyball, men’s volleyball, crossbow shooting and walking on stilts.

According to the organizers, the contest is being held with the aim to mobilize ethnic minorities to participate in the campaign ‘People join forces to build cultural life’ as well as contribute to the development of Vietnamese sports and folk games.

The contest will be on until November 14.

By Duc Trung – Translated by Huyen Huong

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