Yen-Mai defends national beach volleyball championship

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Thi Yen and Thi Mai of Hai Phong City successfully defended their women's doubles title after a 2-1 victory over Thi Hoa- Thi Tiep from Tanimex during the finals in Vung Tau on Wednesday.

In the men's doubles event of the Tanimex Cup, the duo Cao Son-Minh Thien from the Tan Binh Import-Export Corporation (Tanimex) defended their championship after a 2-1 win over teammates Anh Tuan-Kim Trong.

This Tanimex Cup event was set to be followed by the Tanimex International Women's Beach Volleyball Cup.

The international contest was scheduled to begin on Friday October 1 with 11 squads from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand, Laos, Kazakhstan and hosts Vietnam.

With the total cash prize of US$7,700, the champions will be awarded $2,200. Players chosen by the press to be Miss Beach Volleyball will win $500.

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