Olympic Day Run launched on Ly Son island hinh anh 1Illustrative photo (Source:VNA)
Quang Ngai (VNA) – The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) and the Quang Ngai provincial People’s Committee launched the “2016 Olympic Day Run for public health” on Ly Son island district on March 20, reported Sai Gon Giai Phong newspaper.

The event drew the participation of about 1,000 students, cadres and soldiers living on the island.

On the occasion, sponsors nationwide presented gifts to the Vietnamese Heroic Mothers and disadvantaged fishermen, as well as providing sports equipment to the district.

Olympic Day Run aims to encourage people to do physical exercise regularly to stay fit and healthy.

This year, Ly Son was one of the four sites nationwide selected by the MCST to organise the event.-VNA