26/07/2018 14:05 GMT+7 print

Outstanding fighters named at martial arts festivals

The fifth Ho Chi Minh City International Traditional Martial Arts Festival closed on July 25, with 220 medals granted, including 55 gold, 55 silver and 110 bronze medals.

This year’s festival, which kicked off on July 23, attracted the participation of more than 1,800 martial artists from 98 teams, including 13 foreign ones, in many categories, including mass, duel and individual fights with bare hands or weapons.

Coinciding with the event was the 14th HCM City Traditional Martial Arts Festival, which drew 85 teams competing in 30 categories. A total of 680 medals, including 170 gold, 170 silver and 340 bronze were doled out.

Le Kim Hoa, Chairman of the Vietnamese Traditional Martial Arts Federation of HCM City, said that the two festivals offered a chance for Vietnamese martial artists to share experience with their peers from other countries and other localities. He also noticed great improvements in the skills of martial artists