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Quang Ngai kicks off Int’l Paragliding Championship for first time

The General Department of Sports and Physical Training yesterday coordinated with the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Quang Ngai province and the Ha Noi Paragliding Association to open the International Paragliding Championship.

Quang Ngai kicks off Int’l Paragliding Championship for first time

In the early morning, the large number of nationwide and foreign tourists and paragliders flocked to the foot of Thoi Loi Mountain to attend the event.

120 domestic and foreign paragliders from Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Indonesia, England, Laos, etc participated in the competition. 

Top of Thoi Loi Mountain is located at an altitude of 170 meters above sea level, with its dating from hundreds of millions of years on Ly Son island district which is the take-off point for pilots.

This is the first time Quang Ngai kicked off the international tournament, aiming to advertise the culture and tourism of the land.

The paragliding championship being a part of the second Culture-Tourism Week 2019 in Ly Son island district is expected to be finalized on June 24. 
Some photos posed at the opening ceremony of the International Paragliding Championship:
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BY NGUYEN TRANG- Translated by Huyen Huong

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