During the event, participant will compete in the contents of combined military sports like 100m dash, armed swimming, table tennis, badminton, tennis, marathon, and huddle race, to name but a few.

Major General Tran Quang Tuan addresses the opening ceremony.

Addressing the opening ceremony, Major General Tran Quang Tuan, Commander of the Coast Guard Region 2, encouraged troops to follow President Ho Chi Minh’s teachings about keeping fit for the cause of national building and development.

The coast guard force always works in difficult conditions; therefore, physical training can help them develop comprehensively, contributing to enhancing their cultural and spiritual life, so as to fulfill all assigned missions, he added.

Handing over flags to participating athletes

This is an occasion for the region’s chains-of-command to evaluate troops’ health, training, sports emulation in the unit, and command and control capability of the unit’s leaders, thereby raising the quality of this task in the coming time.

The event lasts until June 13. After the launching ceremony, athletes competed in volleyball, badminton, and 100m dash.

Translated by Minh Anh