National Sports Games 2022 to take place in December

(VOVWORLD) - The National Sports Games 2022 will be held in the northern province of Quang Ninh and 10 other localities from December 9 to 21.

National Sports Games 2022 to take place in December - ảnh 1The National Sports Games 2022 is announced at a press conference on November 28. (Photo: VOV5/Ngoc Anh)

The opening and closing ceremonies will take place in Quang Ninh. The athletes will compete for medals in 43 sports in five groups: Olympic, ASIAD, SEA Games, traditional games and recreational sports. 

“The Games, held every 4 years, is the largest sports event in the country. It aims to evaluate the sports movement, especially the training cycle of elite sports athletes and select athletes for professional training," said Dang Ha Viet, Head of the General Department of Sports and Physical Training.

"This year’s event has the largest  number of participants with more than 17,000 people, including nearly 10,000 athletes.”