Sport Briefs for May 16

Vietnamese ping-pong star Doan Kien Quoc

*Aiming to improve their rank in the Table Tennis World Listings, three Vietnamese ping-pong stars including Doan Kien Quoc, Tran Tuan Quynh and Nguyen Nam Hai will participate in this year’s World Table Tennis Championships in Zagreb, Croatia from May 21 to 25.

*Viet Nam’s dance sport duo Hai Anh and Hong Thi have finished 11th at the World Dance Sport Championships in Korea.

*China’s Cycling Association will sponsor Viet Nam’s long-distance women’s cycling team to participate in this year’s Shanghai Women’s Cycling Tour from May 31 to June 7.

*Viet Nam’s Sport Committee has chosen Alexis Dejerdin, an expert from the French Athletics Federation, to coach Viet Nam’s track-and-field team at the 24th Southeast Asian Games.

*Viet Nam will compete with Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines in group A of the 2007 Southeast Asian Women’s Football Championships held in Myanmar from September 6 to 15. Thailand, Myanmar, Singapore and a team from East Asia chosen by the Asian Football Federation, are in group B.

By staff writers - Translated by Hoang Uy

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