(HBO) – The 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) are just days away, taking place in 12 provinces and cities nationwide. The northern province of Hoa Binh plays host to the cycling events, including road cycling and mountain biking from May 14-22.
Vietnam and other regional countries gather in Hoa Binh city to practice prior
to the event.
Dao Tien Cuong, Deputy Director of Hoa Binh Department of
Culture-Sport and Tourism stated the department is working hard with the
Vietnam Motorcycle and Bicycle Association to complete track upgrades for the cycling
and mountain bike events. Most of the 7km-track for the mountain bike race is
newly built and is a feature event at the games.
Inspecting the track for the mountain bike event in Hoa Binh city,
head of the SEA Games 31 cycling referee committee Nuthapong Lohitnavy said
this is the most difficult race track he has ever seen.
The province has prepared well for the event, he said, expressing
hope the racetracks will not only be used during the SEA Games, but will remain
in place for future events.
Cyclists will stay at local hotels in the area, with the 4-star
Sakura taking the majority of racers in its 140 rooms, while the 3-star Hoa Dao
chips in with the balance of the racers in its 40 rooms.
The province currently has more than 400 accommodations, including
40 hotels and tourist attractions, all ready to serve sport delegations and tourists.
Added to this, the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and
Tourism is training a team of volunteers, guides and receptionists to receive
guests. The province will also divert traffic to control its flow and remain
focused on Covid-19 safety protocols in the hope of staging a winning set of
events for SEA Games 31./.
(HBO) - On April 20th, in our province, Vietnam Federation of Bicycle - Motorcycle collaborated with the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Hoa Binh to organize a tournament of the first-round short-distance terrain cycling of the Confederation Cup in 2023. It is a good opportunity for the national team's cyclists to rub, gain experience, and get ready to participate in the 32nd SEA Games in Cambodia.
(HBO) – The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) in coordination with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) has released the annual Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) 2022 report.
(HBO) - The movement of folk-dance is a cultural and artistic activity, whch is loved and practiced by women. The movement has been widely spreading, creating a vibrant and useful playground, improving health, bringing joy and vitality to the women of all ages from urban to rural and remote areas in the province.
(HBO) - It can be said that the year of 2022 has left many proud marks for Hoa Binh sport, as our province not only hosted a number of major sporting events such as the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31), the 9th National Sports Congress; organizing the 7th Provincial Sports Congress, but we also participated in the regional and national sports competitions, winning the impressive achievements... "Presenting” the outstanding faces, the sports fans in the province are placing high expectations on the talented athletes who will bring glory to the homeland.
(HBO) – The Vietnamese Traditional Martial Arts (Vovinam) Tournament, part of Hoa Binh province's 9th Phu Dong Sports Festival, wrapped up on March 14, leaving a good impression on athletes and spectators.
(HBO) - In the morning of March 25, at Hoa Binh Square (Hoa Binh City), the launching ceremony of the campaign "All people do exercises following the great example of Uncle Ho” and the Olympic Running Day for the health of the whole people in Hoa Binh province in 2023 were enthusiastically held with the participation of more than 1,500 people. There was the attendance Mr. Bui Duc Hinh, the Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, the Chairman of the Provincial People's Council and the leaders from the appropriate departments, agencies, and delegations.