Vietnamese disability delegation ready for ASEAN Para Games 9

General Department of Sports and Physical Training in collaboration with Vietnam Paralympic Association and the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee yesterday held a launching ceremony for Vietnamese disability sports delegation to join the 2017 ASEAN Para Games. 

Vietnamese disability delegation will join the 2017 ASEAN Para Games in Malaysia from September 17- 24.

Vietnamese disability delegation will join the 2017 ASEAN Para Games in Malaysia from September 17- 24.

The 2017 ASEAN Para Games will take place at Kuala Lumpur capital of Malaysia from September 17- 24.

Attending in the ceremony were Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Le Khanh Hai, Deputy Chairwoman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thi Thu and representative leaders of departments and agencies. 

Speaking at the ceremony, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Le Khanh Hai encouraged and sent the heath wishes to the delegation member, wishing that Vietnamese disability sports delegation would get achievements in the sport event. 

Vietnam sent 142 disabled athletes to Kuala Lumpur capital to compete on swimming, track and field, weightlifting, badminton, table tennis, football, chess and boccia. 

In the eighth ASEAN Para Games, Vietnam ranked the fourth position with 48 gold, 58 silver and 50 bronze medals. 


BY NGOC THIEN- Translated by Huyen Huong

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