The 5th national mountaineering championship to conquer the peak of Ba Ra Mountain will be held in Phuoc Long District of Binh Phuoc province on January 6.
The event has drawn the participation of 500 mountaineers from 63 teams, including 3 teams from Cambodia and Laos.
The Vietnam General Department of Sports and Physical Training will award 4 sets of gold, silver and bronze medals to both individual and group winners.
The tournament this year will attract climbers from provinces and cities nationwide which have strong training movements, including Khanh Hoa, Hanoi, Gia Lai, Thai Binh and Quang Ninh.
The championship features well-known climbers Nguyen Dang Duc Bao (Khanh Hoa) and Nguyen Dang Khoa, Nguyen Chi Lam and Pham Thi Hien from Hanoi.
The event is co-organised by the Vietnam General Department of Sports and Physical Training, the Vietnam Track-and-field Federation, Binh Phuoc provincial People’s Committee and Binh Phuoc’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.