In his speech at the closing ceremony, Standing Vice Chairman of the VJA Nguyen Duc Loi, who is also Head of the Organizing Panel of the tournament, highly appreciated the VJA’s chapters and athletes for their contribution to the sucess of the event.

Awarding winners of the tournament

Mr. Nguyen Duc Loi underlined that this year’s event promoted sporting movement in press associations and agencies, and became a festival for journalists throughout the country.

The competition also provided an occasion for the participants to keep fit and strengthen solidarity, thereby encouraging them to fulfill their political tasks, he added.

The VJA leader also hoped that the VJA’s chapters and press agencies nationwide would pay further attention to raising sporting movement, including table tennis, among their members.

At the event, the Organizing Panel handed over prizes to winners in 14 categories of the competition.

The People’s Army Newspaper won a third prize in the team category.

Translated by Chung Anh