The 2018 national traditional rowing contest opened in Phan Thiet
City of the central province of Binh Thuan on June 10.
The two-day competition is co-organised by the Viet Nam Canoeing, Rowing and
Sailing Federation and the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Binh
It draws the participation of more than 100 athletes from six localities of An
Giang, Hai Duong, Quang Binh, Ho Chi Minh City, Dak Nong and Binh Thuan. The
athletes will compete in three events of 200m, 500m and 1,000m.
The traditional rowing contest, part of the national tournament system, offers
chances for rowers to sharpen their skills and share experience. It also
facilitates the preparation of upcoming regional and international competitions.
The team from Hai Duong Province triumphed in the men’s 1,000m race for 12
rowers right after the opening ceremony..