Taking place from April 23 to April 29 in Tien Giang, the National Pencaksilat Championships in 2019 draw the attendance of nearly 450 athletes from 43 teams in 21 provinces, cities and sectors nationwide.
The Organizing Board handed the flag to the teams winning the highest performance in the Championship.
At the Championship, the athletes competed in 12 men’s weight scales, 8 women’s weight scales, 3 seni – performance ( Tunggal, Ganda and Regu).
After 1 week of taking place, the athletes have devoted to the fans the spectacular matches and high skilled performance. At the close of the Championship, Hanoi Pencaksilat team excellently won the first place with 9 gold medals, 4 silver medals and 1 bronze medal.
Hanoi Pencaksilat team.
Among 9 gold medals won by Hanoi team, there have 5 gold medals in the antagonistic content, due to the contribution of Quoc Khanh (45kg male scale), Nguyen Thi Mai Lan (50kg female), Nguyen Nhat Linh (65kg female), Vu Thi Chi (75kg female), Ha Thi Phuong (70kg female). The remaining 4 gold medals is of seni – performance content, respectively thank to the work of Vu Tien Dung (male single ), Vuong Thi Binh (female single), Nguyen Thi Thu Ha – Nguyen Thi Huyen (female doubles), Nguyen Xuan Thanh – Vu Tien Dung – Luu Van Nam (male teammate).
Thanh Hoa Team ranked 2nd position with 3 gold medals, 1 silver medal and 3 bronze medals. The Ministry of Public Security Team ranked 3rd position with 3 gold medals, 1 silver medal and 2 bronze medals. The National Pencaksilat Championship in 2019 was co-organized by Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Tien Giang Province and the General Department of Sports and Physical Training. The Championship is an opportunity for the General Department of Sports and Physical Training to evaluate the quality of the discovering, fostering and training of Pencaksilat talents in teenagers and students.
At the same time, through the Championship, the manager and expertise have additional foundation in selecting athletes to supplement into the National Pencaksilat team, preparing for the SEA Games 30 in 2019 to take place at the year- end in the Philippines.