SEA Video games
Athletes compete on the Nationwide Athletics Championship on the Mỹ Đình Stadium in December. Pre-SEA Video games athletics event might be held to check amenities and gear for the thirty first SEA Video games. — VNS Picture Triệu Linh
HÀ NỘI — Honesty, integrity and above all else – truthful play.
That’s how Việt Nam desires the Southeast Asian (SEA) Video games to pan when the nation hosts the occasion in Could.
Previously, Việt Nam has completed within the high three general within the medal depend, at many earlier SEA Video games and this time round they anticipate nothing much less.
Lê Thị Hoàng Yến, deputy director of the Việt Nam Sport Administration, stated: “Việt Nam had been in high three in lots of earlier SEA Video games.
“This yr, because the hosts, our purpose is similar. Other than that, we should make certain a regional finest fair-play occasion following an order from Deputy Prime Minister Vũ Đức Đam.
“We won’t attempt to earn gold medals in any respect prices. We won’t observe a convention of SEA Video games of including the hosts’ robust sports activities which different nations aren’t conversant in within the competitors checklist to seize as many titles as attainable. We’ll attempt for the best place underneath truthful circumstances.”
Yến stated athletics and swimming had been the disciplines up to now the place Việt Nam shined, they usually hope for repeated success on residence soil.
Runners Nguyễn Thị Oanh and Phạm Thị Hồng Lệ and swimmers Nguyễn Huy Hoàng and Trần Hưng Nguyên have set nationwide data just lately that are good alerts for Việt Nam to get excessive leads to the thirty first Video games.
Việt Nam can even strive finest to defend titles within the males’s and ladies’s soccer occasions.
Yến confirmed that SEA Video games might be a heat up and preparation of Vietnamese athletes for the Asia’s largest occasion of nineteenth Asian Video games (ASIAD) which is organised in Hangzhou, China, in September.
“One other purpose of Việt Nam is to at the least keep our outcomes of athletics and swimming within the 2022 ASIAD, and whether it is attainable we will carry them to greater ranges,” stated Yến.
“The SEA Video games might be a rehearsal for ASIAD, profitable at SEA Video games might be a powerful push for us at the ASIAD.”
Virtually 10,000 athletes, coaches, officers and referees will go to Việt Nam from Could 12-23 to compete in Hà Nội and 11 surrounding cities and provinces.
Mỹ ĐÌnh Stadium has been upgraded to host many actions together with opening and shutting ceremonies of the thirty first SEA Video games this Could. — Picture nhandan.vn
On the Tuesday’s assembly, Việt Nam briefed delegations’ representatives about key strains of organising and making ready actions in addition to difficulties akin to the continuing pandemic .
Additionally mentioned was details about pre-Video games formalities and timelines, registration, transportation, competitors venues, lodging, logistics and medical and doping points.
Rivals should have at the least two vaccination photographs earlier than touchdown in Việt Nam. They are going to be examined each 72 hours to make sure security all through the event.
There isn’t a Athlete Village in these Video games. All groups will keep in inns and might be supported by about 3,000 volunteers. Everybody should observe the bubble mannequin in coaching and competing and non-contact guidelines between delegations.
Organisers additionally stated they’ve constructed totally different plans to open doorways for supporters to the competitors venues relying on the event of COVID-19.
Some pre-SEA Video games competitions might be held to check facility, gear and heat athletes up forward of the Video games.
The biennial largest Video games of the south jap Asian area was initially slated in November 2021 however was rescheduled to this Could as a result of coronavirus issues.
The pandemic is nonetheless spreading difficult within the nation particularly within the capital metropolis just lately however all host cities and provinces have promised SEA Video games might be organised safely and economically, and confirmed their nice effort to verify its success. — VNS