Group draw held for national table tennis tourney

Group draw held for national table tennis tourney

NDO – A total of 14 participating teams joined in the draw of the 36th Nhan Dan Newspaper National Table Tennis Championships, held at the 29-Yersin Gymnasium in Da Lat city, Lam Dong province, on May 20. (16 hours ago)

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