HUTECH Institute of International Education launches Students’ Olympic Games 2017
On the morning of December 10th, the opening ceremony of Students’ Olympic Games organized by Ho Chi Minh City’s University of Technology (HUTECH) Institute of International Education, and the first matches, took place in the exciting atmosphere with the participation of many students.

The athletes took pictures with the Organizing Committee

Dr. Pham Thi Hai Quynh - Deputy Director of HUTECH International Education Institute - attended the opening ceremony
 
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Dr. Pham Thi Hai Quynh sent her best wishes to the athletes for their efforts, promoting solidarity, playing their best and achieving high achievements. At the same time, she expressed her wish that the Games would be a strong point for promoting physical activity, sports and exercise. Representatives of the arbitration team and amateur athletes also took the oath before entering the competition.


The songs, dance by the team of HUTECH International Education Institute warmed the atmosphere of the opening ceremony.
 
This year, the Games attracted the participation of more than 300 athletes who are students from all training programs of HUTECH International Education Institute.

The flag raising ceremony at the opening ceremony.

Teams of the HUTECH International Education Institute conducting a march.
 
After the opening ceremony, the first competition was launched. The teams have made great efforts, united in their performance, bringing the atmosphere of exciting competition, strong sports spirit for the whole Olyimpic Games. The athletes are to compete until January 14, 2018 in men's and women's competitions including: football, volleyball, tug of war, basketball, badminton..

After the opening ceremony, the first competition was launched
 
The Games has provided students with moments of relaxation after stressful hours, creating a useful exchange playground and training for students. In addition, this is also the basis to select the "athletes" who have the potential to compete on the school and the City levels.










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Article: Van Anh
Photo: Thien Di
Translator: Tan Duy
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