Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh: “The Vietnamese Youth Union has shown great determination to surpass themselves”
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh: “We had a brilliantly successful SEA Games”
On the afternoon of June 1, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism held a ceremony to summarize and reward the achievements of Vietnam’s sports delegation (TTVN) at the 31st SEA Games. Attending the ceremony were Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc. Dam, Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Van Hung.
Speaking at the ceremony, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh warmly congratulated and praised the outstanding achievements that the Vietnamese delegation has achieved.
“We had a brilliantly successful SEA Games, a fair, honest and transparent SEA Games with a noble sports spirit. It is also a testament to Vietnam’s safe and flexible adaptation. and effectively control the COVID-19 epidemic, recover and develop the economy, confidently open the door to the world, the Vietnam Youth Union Union has shown great determination, surpassing itself with outstanding achievements with 446 medals from various competitions. In which, achieved a record of 205 gold medals (breaking the record of 194 gold medals set by the Indonesian sports delegation in 1997); breaking 21/41 SEA Games records, consolidating the leading position in Athletics and position second in Swimming, successfully defended gold medals in men’s and women’s football, thereby discovering many young, potential and promising athletes,” emphasized Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh.
In his speech, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh praised the team of Vietnamese coaches and athletes for their best efforts to bring glory to the country:
“I know that in order to win medals, to be able to step on the stage of glory, to wear the Vietnamese national flag, you have exchanged sweat, tears, and even your youth. me.
Behind that medal are the days of hard work and sacrifice of both athletes and coaches. There are people who have had to temporarily put aside their roles as wives, mothers, husbands, and fathers, not being with their loved ones for many months to focus on competing and bringing glory to the country.”
At the end of his speech, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh hoped that Vietnamese athletes would continue to promote the spirit of the 31st SEA Games, make efforts to overcome difficulties to achieve higher achievements in the future:
“SEA Games 31 has passed, leaving unforgettable memories, deep impressions, smiles and tears, joys and regrets…
Present here today are the outstanding, outstanding and typical faces of TTVN. In front of you is an open sky with dreams, ambitions, opportunities and challenges that are not small. With the spirit of your best efforts, I hope that you keep up the will, determination and spirit of “for the colors of the flag, the color of the shirt” of the beloved Fatherland of Vietnam, continue to promote the achieved results, constantly. practice to achieve more high achievements, make practical contributions to the sports cause of the country.
As General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has warned, “at any time we must not get drunk and fall asleep on a laurel wreath”, I ask you to maintain the spirit of “win without pride, defeat without discouragement”. “. We have many other goals and major tournaments on the continent and internationally. We must strive more, more determined, make greater efforts to conquer new heights.”
Thanking the attention of leaders of the Party and State, especially the Prime Minister, Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Van Hung said: At the closing ceremony of the 31st SEA Games, the Prime Minister gave an important speech affirming the the results of the 31st SEA Games and the spreading values of the Games to international friends. Today, the Prime Minister delivered a speech to emphasize and clarify the successes in many aspects from organizational and professional work, demonstrating the responsibility of the host country, Vietnam – an active member of the National Assembly. ASEAN for a stronger Southeast Asia like the spirit of the Congress. The SEA Games have surpassed the framework of a sports festival to spread good values, be a place of exchange and acculturation between cultures, and show the good values of Vietnamese culture in diversity. culture of ASEAN countries.
SEA Games 31 has ended and the industry will focus on many next jobs in the near future. That is the completion to submit to the Prime Minister for approval the Strategy on development of Vietnam’s sports to 2030, with a vision to 2045, including high-performance sports in which Vietnam has advantages; continue to promote the development of the mass movement of physical training and sports, especially sports in schools; focus on investing in and developing key sports included in the Olympic and ASIAD programs to improve sports achievements at the Olympic, ASIAD and the next 32nd SEA Games in Cambodia; interested in investing in building modern facilities and sports equipment to meet the requirements of sports training and competition”.
At the closing ceremony and awarding ceremony, 4 athletes were honored to receive the Second-class Labor Medal, namely Nguyen Huy Hoang (swimming team, won 5 gold medals, set 2 records at SEA Games 31); Athlete Tran Hung Nguyen, Swim team, won 4 gold medals, set a record at SEA Games 31, athlete Nguyen Thi Huong (National Canoeing team won 5 gold medals at SEA Games 31), athlete Nguyen Thi Oanh (athletics team won 5 gold medals at SEA Games 31), athlete Nguyen Thi Oanh won 3 gold medals, set 1 record at SEA Games 31).
In addition, 21 collectives and individuals were honored to be awarded the Third-class Labor Medal and 161 athletes and 39 coaches and experts were awarded the Certificate of Merit from the Prime Minister.
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