The 31st SEA Games athletics will take place from May 14 to 19, 2022 at My Dinh National Stadium (Hanoi), two days after the opening ceremony. Currently, SEA Games 31 athletics is reduced from 47 to 45 events (two events of women’s weightlifting and men’s hammer throwing are excluded from the competition program due to insufficient number of registered countries).
This year, the Vietnamese athletics team attended the 31st SEA Games with 85 members, including 65 players, led by Mr. Nguyen Manh Hung. According to the target, Vietnam needs to win 15-17 gold medals to be able to rank first in the entire SEA Games 31 athletics team.
However, to win the first place in the whole team, Vietnamese athletics is considered to face many difficulties before the wave of naturalization of athletes from Thailand or the Philippines.
Quach Thi Lan and members of the Vietnam Athletics team are offered a great reward before the 31st SEA Games
According to the schedule, female athlete Nguyen Thi Oanh can bring home the first gold medal in athletics for the Vietnamese track and field team when the “closet” content of the Bac Giang girl is held at 10 am on May 14, 2022. . She competed in two more events: the 5000m run and the 3000m obstacle course, both of which are distances where she is the defending champion.
Besides, the faces expected to shine in Vietnamese athletics at the 31st SEA Games include Khuat Phuong Anh (800m), Quach Thi Lan (400m, 400m hurdles), Nguyen Thi Huyen (400m, 400m). fence), Pham Thi Hong Le (10,000m), Nguyen Thi Thanh Phuc (walking 10km), Bui Thi Thu Thao (long jump) of women; Tran Nhat Hoang (men’s 400m), Tran Van Dang (800m) of men; 4x400m mixed relay…
To encourage the players’ spirit before the competition day at the 31st SEA Games, the leaders of the Vietnam Athletics Federation visited the Hanoi National Sports Training Center and assigned tasks to the Vietnamese athletics team. .
Nguyen Manh Hung, in charge of athletics department of the General Department of Sports and Sports, General Secretary of the Vietnam Athletics Federation said: “The Vietnam Athletics Federation will present the team 500 million VND to the team. if the team achieves good results at SEA Games 31. In particular, if the team continues to win the first place in the entire SEA Games team for the third consecutive SEA Games, the reward will be 1 billion dong.”
In the last two SEA Games, Vietnamese athletics for the first time usurped Thailand on the team rankings. Vietnam won 17 golds, 11 silvers and 6 bronzes at the 29th SEA Games (Malaysia 2017), ahead of Thailand (9, 13, 11). At the 30th SEA Games (Philippines 2019), Vietnam won the second place in the whole team with 16 gold medals, 12 silver medals and 10 gold medals, while Thailand ranked second with 12 gold medals, 11 gold medals and 12 bronze medals.
If it continues to win the No. 1 position in Athletics at the 31st SEA Games as set out target, the Vietnam Athletics team will set up an impressive record in the SEA regional arena with 3 consecutive times at No. 1 at the SEA Games. Sea Games.
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