Da Nang hosts 2014 International Marathon

Two Vietnamese athletes Tran Van Loi and Hoang Thi Thanh became the first winners in full marathon with length of 42,195 kilometers at the 2014 Da Nang International Marathon on August 31.


Do Quoc Luat and Phung Thi Hang also attended in the finishing of haft marathon with length of 21, 0975 kilometers.
2014 Da Nang International Marathon was hosted by the People’s Committee of Da Nang city and World Marathon Inc Company (the United States) at East Sea Park in Da Nang city.
This event is considered as one of professional marathons that reached international standards.
For this year’s race, the winners and their records will be recognized by Marathon International Association. Moreover, winners can use certificates to participate in other international marathon races all over the world.
This year’s race attracted participation of over 600 athletes from 30 countries and territories, including 130 athletes joined in full marathon, over 200 athletes attended in the haft marathon and around 250 athletes joined in five-kilometer running.


By Ngoc Minh- Translated by Huyen Huong

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