Nearly 360 athletes from 12 countries, including Japan, China, Brazil, Turkey and the UK participated in the Nha Trang International Half Marathon Tournament 2012 in the central province of Khanh Hoa on Mar. 4.

Nguyen Vinh Thien of the Vietnamese Khanh Hoa team won the men’s half marathon, while Pham Le Quynh of the Vietnamese Gia Lai team took first place for women.

The tournament was jointly organised by Khanh Hoa Culture, Sports and Tourism Department and the Japan Marathon Association./.