The tournament drew the participation of 160 male and female players from 22 clubs nationwide, who will compete in single and teams’ events in different age groups.

A match following the opening ceremony

Secretary General of the Vietnam Table Tennis Federation (VTTF) Phan Anh Tuan said players and referees will test for COVID-19 every three days from January 10 to the closing ceremony on January 15.

Held annually by the Vietnam Sports Administration and the VTTF, the event aims to seek new talents and improve their skills in preparation for tournaments, most recently the 31st Southeast Asia Games to be held in the northern province of Hai Duong.

Source: VNA