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Vietnamese athletes will hunt medals at Taiwan Athletics Open 

 Wednesday, May 29,2024

AsemconnectVietnam - The national women's 4x400m teams and SEA Games champions will compete at the Taiwan Athletics Open next weekend.

 The two-day tournament will be held at the Taipei Municipal Stadium in Taipei city on June 1-2.

Athletes will compete in 21 events for both men's and women's and mixed gender.

Vietnam will send a delegation of 18 competitors to Taiwan (China).

Among them the women's 4x400m team will seek their Olympic spot. The Asian relay champions will have one week to practice to run faster than 3min 27.29sec to enter world top 16 to qualify for the Paris Games.

The team's best time is 3:30.81 that brought them gold at the Asian Relay Championship last week.

Two SEA Games champions Nguyen Trung Cuong will compete in the men's 3,000m steeplechase and Huynh Thi My Tien will take part in the women's 100m hurdles.

Young talented Tran Thi Nhi Yen who won silvers from the Asian U20 Championship will run in the women's 100m and 200m events.

Nhi is expected to take a wildcard to take part in the Paris Olympics in case Vietnam cannot win an official place./.

Source: VNA

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