Asiad 16 opens in China

With the slogan “Thrilling games, harmonious Asia,” the 16th Asian Games (Asiad 16) opened in Guangzhou City, China with a light and color party on November 12.

An overview of the Asiad 16’s opening ceremony in Guangzhou, China, November 12

The event is the Asia’s biggest sports festival, including  badminton, billiards and snooker, chess, weightlifting and table tennis and volleyball. Swimmers, judo and wushu martial artists, dancers and separk takraw players will arrive in the city from training abroad.

Vietnamese delegation at the ceremony

Vietnam 's 260 competitors will contest 27 of 42 sports and have set themselves the target of at least four gold medals.

Source: SGGP – Translated by Hai Mien

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