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31/12/2019 - 11:02

Long An: Athletes rewarded for their outstanding achievements at SEA Games 30

On December 30, Long An Provincial People's Committee held a meeting to commend and reward athletes for excellent achievements at SEA Games 30.

Long An Provincial People's Committee held a meeting to commend and reward the athletes of Long An province for their outstanding achievements at SEA Games 30

Long An Provincial People's Committee held a meeting to commend and reward the athletes of Long An province for their outstanding achievements at SEA Games 30

Former Secretary of Provincial Party Committee - Le Thanh Tam, Permanent Deputy Secretary of Provincial Party Committee - Nguyen Van Duoc; Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee - Pham Tan Hoa and former provincial leaders, leaders of departments, branches and localities attended the ceremony. 

In particular, the meeting had the full participation of athletes, coaches, foreign experts attending SEA Games 30 together with the athletes’ family members.

SEA Games 30 was held in the Philippines with the participation of 11 Southeast Asian countries. Vietnam excelled in the second position. Contributing to that overall achievement, 9 athletes of Long An province participated in the Vietnamese sports delegation attending SEA Games 30 including 3 volleyball players Tran Thi Thanh Thuy, Dang Thi Kim Thanh, Nguyen Thi Kim Lien; athletics athlete Nguyen Hoai Van; 4 swimmers Do Ngoc Que Tran, Vo Thi My Tien, Tran Tan Trieu, Huynh Man Dat and women's football player Tran Thi Kim Thanh.

Former Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee - Le Thanh Tam (R) and Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Pham Tan Hoa presented certificates of merit and bonuses to 2 Long An athletes winning gold medals at SEA Games 30

Former Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee - Le Thanh Tam (R) and Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Pham Tan Hoa presented certificates of merit and bonuses to 2 Long An athletes winning gold medals at SEA Games 30

Participating in SEA Games30, the Long An athletes excellently won 2 gold medals, 1 silver medal and 1 bronze medal. In which, Tran Tan Trieu won the gold medal at the outdoor swimming track, 10-kilometer distance with the record of 1 hour 53 minutes 31 seconds. This is the first gold medal of Long An athlete ever achieved in SEA Games arena; Tran Thi Kim Thanh and the women's football team won gold medal.

In addition, the Long An athletes participating in the SEA Games also contributed an additional bronze medal of athlete Nguyen Hoai Van in athletics for javelin with achievement of 70.88 meters; 3 girls Thanh Thuy, Kim Thanh and Kim Lien play a key role with the Vietnamese women's volleyball team won the silver medals.

Permanent Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee - Nguyen Van Duoc (R) and Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Pham Tan Hoa presented certificates of merit and bonuses to athletes who won gold medals at SEA Games 30

Permanent Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee - Nguyen Van Duoc (R) and Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Pham Tan Hoa presented certificates of merit and bonuses to athletes who won gold medals at SEA Games 30

Speaking at the ceremony, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Pham Tan Hoa praised the outstanding achievements of Long An athletes at SEA Games 30.

Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Pham Tan Hoa affirmed: “In order to achieve excellent results at the SEA Games, the athletes of Long An have tried their best and made incessantly effort. Behind each medal are each player’s sweat, effort, tears and the sacrifices, their devotion, dedication and responsibility of foreign coaches and experts in the national team as well as the support of Long An province and the athletes’ family”.

Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Pham Tan Hoa speaks at the ceremony

Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Pham Tan Hoa speaks at the ceremony

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