Wed, 27 Sep 2023

JAKARTA, 27th July, 2022 (WAM) -- The Vietnamese sport team arrived in Surakarta, the Indonesian province of Central Java, on Tuesday evening to compete at the 11th ASEAN Para Games.

Talking to the Vietnam News Agency, wheelchair badminton player Truong Ngoc Binh said that he and his teammates are looking forward to the competitions.

Returning to the regional sport event after five years, he said he will do his best to contribute to the team's performance.

Besides Vietnam, athletes from Myanmar, the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Singapore and Timor Leste also arrived in Surakarta the same day.

ASEAN Para Games 2022 is scheduled to take place in Indonesia from 26th July to 6th August, where athletes will vie in 14 sports.

The Vietnamese team comprises 18 coaches and 120 athletes, who will compete in eight sports, namely athletics, swimming, powerlifting, badminton, table tennis, chess, judo, and archery.

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