Quang Tri hosts ‘National Traditional Boat Race 2012’

The ‘National Traditional Boat Race 2012’ took place on the Thach Han River in the central province of Quang Tri on July 8.

The competition marked the 65th anniversary of ‘War Invalids and Martyrs Day’ (July 27) and the 40th anniversary of the ‘81 Day and Night’ vigil of Quang Tri Citadel.

More than 200 participants from provinces including Kien Giang, An Giang, Binh Thuan, Da Nang, Quang Tri and Hai Duong joined in the event. Competitors took part in categories of 1,000, 500 and 200 meter races.

The competition will be open until July 10.

By T.N – Translated by Kim Khanh

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