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Bac Giang star runner Nguyen Thi Oanh wins 8th consecutive championship title at Tien Phong Marathon

Updated: 21:32, 01/04/2024

BAC GIANG - On the morning of March 31, the 65th National Marathon Championship – Tien Phong Newspaper 2024 took place in Phu Yen with 12,000 participating athletes.

Tien Phong Marathon is an annual tournament that brings together outstanding athletes of Vietnamese athletics at medium and long distances. The tournament is also an opportunity for amateur athletes to compete on the same track with the professional ones.

Athlete Nguyen Thi Oanh is on the highest podium at the women's elite 5km event. 

This year, athletes competed in individual events with distances of 21.1 km and 42.195 km for men and women in the elite and movement categories; 10 km elite men, young men, men, women's movements; 5 km elite women, young women and men, women's movement.

3 coaches and 13 athletes (including two elite and one first grade athletes) of Bac Giang delegation competed at several categories of 5 km elite women, young women; 10 km men's team, young men and distance 21.1 km; 42.195 km men.

In the women's elite 5km event, athlete Nguyen Thi Oanh continued to maintain her top performance when she crossed the finish line alone after 16 minutes and 44 seconds (45 seconds faster than last year). This was the 8th consecutive time she has won this tournament.

The above outstanding achievement of star runner Nguyen Thi Oanh helped Bac Giang delegation win second overall ranking at this year tournament.

Ngoc Anh


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