Hoang Nguyen Thanh wins Ba Ra mountain climbing tournament

Saturday, 2017-01-07 12:33:14
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NDO — Hoang Nguyen Thanh defended his title in the men’s 7.7km category of the National Ba Ra Mountain Climbing Tournament in Binh Phuoc on January 6.

Hoang Nguyen Thanh from Binh Phuoc province finished first with a time of 33 minutes and 5 seconds. Military climber Do Quoc Luat and Bui The Anh were the runners-up.

It is the fourth time in a row that Thanh has won this event.

In the women’s 5.4km, Lam Thi Thuy of Binh Phuoc took the lead with a time of 33 minutes and 56 seconds. Hoang Thi Thanh of the Military team and Dang Cam Tu of Binh Phuoc finished second and third, respectively.

The annual event attracted the participation of over 1,200 amateur and professional athletes from 20 cities and provinces.