2013 national shooting champs begin in Hanoi

(VOV) -The 22nd National Junior Shooting Championships kicked off at Hanoi’s National Centre for Sport and Physical Training on August 23.

Fifty six marksmen are representing the 11 sporting delegations of Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Haiphong, Vinh Phuc, Thanh Hoa, Hai Duong, Quang Ninh, Quang Nam, Dong Nai, the Military, and the Police.

Hanoi is the largest team with 23 marksmen taking part in, followed by HCM City (19) and Quang Ninh (13).

The 14 male shooting divisions and 14 female divisions cover both rifle and pistol at distances ranging between 10m to 50m. The championships also include Trap, Double Trap, and Skeet events.

Lasting until August 29, the championships is expected to offer young Vietnamese marksmen the chance to test their skills and demonstrate their potential worth to national shooting squads at regional and international tournaments.

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