17:58 | 14/09/2015 Society
The doubles events of the 33rd Nhan Dan Newspaper National Table Tennis Championships concluded on the evening of September 12, witnessing three new pairs of champions.
HCM City Petrosetco duo, Mai Hoang My Trang (left) and Le Dinh Duy have become the new champions of the mixed doubles category
Ho Chi Minh City Petrosetco duo, Mai Hoang My Trang and Le Dinh Duy were crowned the overall winners of the mixed doubles category after defeating 2014 champions Phan Hoang Tuong Giang and Dao Duy Hoang from the Ministry of Public Security with a final score of 3-2.
The women’s doubles witnessed another overthrow, with Nguyen Thi Nga and Pham Da Thao of Hanoi crushing Nguyen Thi Viet Linh and Phan Hoang Tuong Giang from the Ministry of Public Security 3-0 to claim this year’s title.
Hanoi T&T pair, Phan Huy Hoang and Nguyen Anh Tu became the new champions of the men’s doubles event following their 3-1 victory against T&T teammates Tran Tuan Quynh and Ta Hong Khanh in the final on Saturday night.
Semifinalists of the singles categories were also decided on the same day.
In the men’s competition, Nguyen Xuan Hien of Hai Duong beat Nguyen Thanh Nam of the Army team 4-3 to set up a semifinal clash with another Army player Dinh Quang Linh, who demolished Nguyen Van Ngoc of Hai Duong 4-0 in the quarterfinal. The remaining semifinal will be held between Tran Tuan Quynh of Hanoi T&T and Le Tan Dat of the Army team.
Whilst in the women’s competition, Mai Hoang My Trang came close to defending her singles title by arranging a semifinal encounter with last year’s bronze medalist Phan Hoang Tuong Giang (Public Security Ministry). Nguyen Thi Viet Linh (Public Security Ministry) will play the remaining semifinal match against face Dinh Thi Hang (Hai Duong), who created a stir with a 4-0 win over 2014 silver medalist Pham Thi Thien Kim (Vinh Long) in the quarterfinal round./.