On the morning of 9.7, in Dong Hoi City, the Department of Culture and Sports of Quang Binh province coordinated with related units to organize the Dong Hoi Grand Marathon, attracting more than 1,500 athletes nationwide to participate.
The Dong Hoi Grand Marathon is held on the occasion of celebrating the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Japan, and at the same time promoting the movement of running practice and competition, towards strong development in the past years. The next year.
The Dong Hoi Grand Marathon is also an activity to promote and introduce to domestic and international friends about the potential and strengths of Quang Binh tourism; creating opportunities to open up cooperation and development between Quang Binh enterprises and Japanese enterprises operating in Vietnam.
The tournament has a number of contest distances such as 21 km, 42 km… The starting point is at Bao Ninh beach square (Bao Ninh commune, Dong Hoi city) and depending on each distance, there will be different travel distances.
At the end of the tournament, the Organizing Committee awarded the athletes who finished in the order of first, second and third of each distance.
In which, the first prize in the 21 km distance is athlete Nguyen Duy Lam, 21 km female athlete is Nguyen Thi Thanh Phuc; The first prize in the men’s 42 km distance belongs to Tran Tuan Vu, and the 42 km women’s athletes are Nong Thi Chang.