Update: 07:40 | 19/03/2019
(BGO) - In the early morning of March 17, even though it was rainy, many people gathered at the February 3 Square in Bac Giang city to attend the 38th traditional Bac Giang Newspaper Run and the Walking Festival 2019 for a dynamic Vietnamese generation.
Nearly 10,000 people participate in the event
The provincial leaders, representatives of the Organizing Committee and sponsors press the button to commit to acting for a dynamic Vietnamese generation.
In his opening remarks, Trinh Van Anh, member of the provincial Party Committee, Editor-in-Chief of Bac Giang Newspaper, and head of the Organizing Committee, emphasized that the traditional Bac Giang Newspaper Run 2019 was the 38th version of its kind.
An overview of the opening ceremony.
This year's tournament attracted a record number of nearly 10,000 participants. Of those, nearly 3,000 athletes from 61 delegations took part in the events of the Run, while more than 7,000 students, teachers and parents joined the Walking Festival.
At the opening ceremony, the provincial leaders and representatives of the Organizing Committee and donors donated sports equipment worth 650 million VND (28,000 USD) to schools in Bac Giang city and pressed the button to commit to acting for a dynamic Vietnamese generation.
Immediately after the opening ceremony, the Walking Festival took place with the participation of provincial leaders, delegates, organizers, sponsors and 7,000 teachers, parents and students. They made the journey of more than 1 km, from the February 3 Square to the Provincial Stadium. Here, the students participated in many games and activities organized by Nestlé Vietnam Co., Ltd
Editor-in-Chief of Bac Giang Newspaper Trinh Van Anh, head of the Organizing Committee, present the championship cup to Lang Giang district.
At the opening ceremony venue, about 2,800 athletes participated in the competitions. In the beginning, thousands of people in the donor costumes made good, beautiful steps. A total of 44 units joined in the collective run.
After the collective run, athletes from the groups of education divisions and districts entered the official run. Localities with strong running movement such as Lang Giang, Yen Dung, Tan Yen and Bac Giang city competed in the tournament’s events. It was easy to see that the groups chased each other quite closely.
Many athletes created surprises. For example, in the women’s event for the group of education divisions, Nguyen Thi Thu Thao (Luc Nam) is a new face who excelled to finish first. In the women's event for the group of districts, despite a short time for professional training, Nguyen Thi Thanh (Lang Giang) made a breakthrough in the race with two teammates in the district: Truong Thi Tham and Le Thi Hang.
The provincial police
In the spirit of urgency and responsible working of professional staff, referees and security forces, after
Concluding the tournament, Lang Giang district successfully defended the championship title for the district group; and the Lang Giang district education division won the flag for its first place in the education division group.
The group of vocational schools and armed forces: The provincial police wins the first prize.
The group of eurhythmics clubs: Dinh Ke and Tho Xuong wards top Group I and Group II, respectively.
The group of secondary schools: Xuong Giang and Ngo Si Lien schools lead Group I and Group II, respectively.
The group of high schools: Thai Thuan High School wins the first prize.
Nguyen Van Dien (Lang Giang): First prize in men’s event for the group of education divisions.
Nguyen Thi Thu Thao (Luc Nam): First prize in women’s event for the group of education divisions.
Hoang Viet Vi Ly (Lang Giang): First prize in individual young men’s event.
La Thi Hoai Ngoc (Lang Giang): First prize in individual young women’s event.
Nguyen Danh Cao (Viet Yen): First prize in men’s champion event.
Nguyen Thi Thanh (Lang Giang): First prize in women’s champion event.