The Vietnam Sports Administration (VSA) is pressing ahead with preparations for the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) and the 11th ASEAN Para Games to be hosted by Vietnam in 2021, according to a leading official of the VSA.
VOV.VN - The ASEAN Para Sports Federation (APSF) has decided to postpone its 10th regional tournament until October 2020 as a result of the complicated nature of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) globally.
The 10th ASEAN Para Games in the Philippines has been postponed for the second time due to the novel coronavirus epidemic.
VOV.VN -Vietnam will host the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31), followed by the 11th ASEAN Para Games (Para Games 11) in 2021, as announced by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on November 14.
The 31st Southeast Asian (SEA) Games are scheduled to begin in Vietnam in November 2021, attracting about 7,000 athletes to compete in 36 sports.
Despite their physical challenges, Vietnamese athletes with disabilities have striven with outstanding efforts and gained remarkable results at regional and international arenas over the years, bringing glory to the nation.
Vietnam’s sports sector will focus on developing major sports in 2019 to record higher achievements at the 30th Southeast Asian Games and the 10th Para Games in the Philippines, World Beach Games 2019 and Olympic and Paralympic 2020, as well as other regional and global sport games.
Vietnam bagged a total of 40 medals, including eight gold, eight silver and 24 bronze medals, ranking 12th at the freshly-concluded 2018 Asian Para Games in Indonesia.
Vietnam bagged seven medals on October 10, the fourth day of the 2018 Asian Para Games underway in Indonesia.
Handicapped swimmer Vo Thanh Tung broke another record at the ongoing Asian Para Games in Indonesia after triumphing at the men’s 200m freestyle S5 event on October 10.
Vietnamese para weightlifter Dang Thi Linh Phuong won a gold medal at the women’s 50kg event during the Asian Para Games in Indonesia on October 8.
Swimmer Vo Thanh Tung won another gold medal for Vietnam after finishing men’s 50m backstroke S5 within 38’50’’ at the ongoing Asian Para Games in Indonesia on October 8.
Weightlifter Nguyen Binh An on October 8 won the second gold medal for Vietnam at the ongoing Asian Para Games 2018 in Indonesia.
Vietnam's team targets nine gold medals at the 2018 Asian Para Games, which is taking place in Indonesia from October 6-13.
Vietnam’s flag was hoisted at the athlete village in Jakarta capital of Indonesia at a ceremony on October 5, marking the official presence of the Vietnamese sports delegation to the 2018 Asian Para Games.
VOV.VN - A seeing off ceremony was held for the Vietnamese sport delegation travelling to the ASIAN Para Games 3 in Ho Chi Minh City on September 28.
The Government has agreed with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST)’s proposal to organise the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) and the 11th ASEAN Para Games (Para Games 11) in Vietnam in 2021.
VOV.VN -This year’s HDBank Cup International Open Chess tournament has attracted 8 talented disabled chess players competing in the Challengers category.
The week-long ninth ASEAN Para Games wrapped up in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on September 23 evening.
Vietnam won a total of 161 medals, including 40 gold, standing fourth in the medal tally after seven competition days of the ninth ASEAN Para Games in Malaysia.