HCM City top national youth swimming champs

HCM City topped the medal tally of the National Youth Swimming Championship in HCM City on July 16.

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The team won 24 golds, 14 silvers and eight bronzes to lead. National Defence Sports Centre 5 came second with 17 golds, 12 silvers and eight bronzes, while Long An were third with 10 golds, 10 silvers and 12 bronzes.

On the third day of competition, Nguyen Diep Phuong Tram of HCM City took gold in the girls 18 and under category’s 50m backstroke with a time of 30.84secs. Le Thi Loan of National Defence Sports Centre 5 and Hoang Thi Trang of Thanh Hoa were the runners-up.

In the boys 11 and under category’s 50m freestyle, Huynh Tuan Anh also brought HCM City a gold after clocking a time of 29.79secs. Anh’s teammate, Hong Duy Anh and Ho Hoang Khanh of Tra Vinh bagged silver and bronze, respectively.

Tran Le Thanh Nhan of Vinh Long seized a gold medal in the boys’ 14-15 division’s 50m freestyle with a time of 26.72secs. An Giang’s Vo Tri Trung received a silver medal and HCM City’s Tran Hoang Quan got bronze.

The five-day event will conclude on July 18.

VNS

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