Domestic athletes dominate marathon races

posted Sep 4, 2013, 2:28 AM by Danang Beach   [ updated Sep 5, 2013, 5:05 AM ]
The Da Nang International Marathon Competition 2013, entitled “Da Nang - A Festival Day of the Sun and Sea”, took place in the city on Sunday morning.  The 3-race event saw the participation of around 3,400 runners from 25 countries and territories.   

Domestic competitors were very successful in all the races.  The top 3 finishers in the men’s half marathon were Vietnamese athletes.  Le Van Tuan (No 665) won the race in 1 hour 15 minutes, followed by Nguyen Truong Sinh and Nguyen Dang Khoa.  National runner Pham Thi Binh (No 671) won the women’s half marathon in a time of 1 hour 24 minutes 15 seconds.

Nguyen Van Long wins the men’s marathon

In the men’s marathon, Nguyen Van Long took the first prize in a time of 2 hours 56 minutes and 31 seconds, with Ly Van Chien second.  First prize in the women’s marathon went to Pham Quynh Le, with Nong Minh Nguyet in second place.

(Source: Danang Today)