The seventh National Games 2014 wrapped up in the northern province of Nam Dinh on December 16, seeing 57 national records set in track and field, swimming, diving, weightlifting and shooting.

Addressing the closing ceremony, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Le Khanh Hai said the event reflected soundly the development of physical training and sports in each locality and the entire country.

A total of 740 sets of medals were awarded to outstanding athletes in 36 sports during the games.

Hanoi topped the tally with 223 golds, 118 silvers and 137 bronzes, followed by the teams from Ho Chi Minh City and the Armed Force.

The southern province of An Giang will host the eighth National Games in 2018.-VNA