Deputy Prime Minister Truong Vinh Trong on November 13 called on the Vietnamese sport delegation to the 16 Asian Games in Guangzhou , China .

Deputy PM Trong, who was accompanied by Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Hoang Tuan Anh, Vietnamese Ambassador to China Nguyen Van Tho and other high-ranking officials, attended the opening of the Asia ’s biggest sports festival on Nov. 12.

The Deputy PM encouraged the Vietnamese athletes to try their best to achieve good results at the festival.

Le Quy Phuong, head of the Vietnamese delegation, briefed Deputy PM Trong of the delegation’s preparations for each game and promised to spare no efforts to bring home victory.

The Vietnamese sport delegation includes badminton, billiards and snooker, chess, weightlifting and table tennis and volleyball contestants.

The contestants will join football and shooting teams who arrived before opening ceremony.

Swimmers, judo and wushu martial artists, dancers and separk takraw players will arrive in the city from training abroad.

Vietnam 's 260 competitors will contest 27 of 42 sports and have set themselves the target of at least four gold medals./.