HCM City prepares for int’l table tennis tournament

(VOV) -Eighty-four players from eight countries and territories have registered to compete in the 27th International Golden Racket Tournament, in HCM City from September 11-14.

The event will welcome the sport’s leading athletes representing Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, the Republic of Korea (RoK), Japan, India, Hong Kong (China), and hosts Vietnam.

Thailand’s World No. 99 Nanthana Komwong, Singapore’s World No. 92 Lin Ze and World No. 88 Yang Zi, and the RoK’s reigning Golden Racket runner-up Park Cha Ra are all scheduled to compete.

The tournament is divided into individual and team divisions for both genders.

Five Vietnamese teams are hometown favourites to finish among the tournament’s top three.

Competitions will take place at the city’s Phan Dinh Phung Competition Hall.

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