The 2018 national traditional rowing contest took place in Phan Thiet city of the central province of Binh Thuan. 

The two-day competition, which opened on June 10, is co-organised by the Vietnam Canoeing, Rowing and Sailing Federation and the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Binh Thuan province.

It draws the participation of more than 100 athletes from six localities of An Giang, Hai Duong, Quang Binh, Ho Chi Minh City, Dak Nong and Binh Thuan. The athletes will compete in three events of 200m, 500m and 1,000m.

The traditional rowing contest, part of the national tournament system, offers chances for rowers to sharpen their skills and share experience. It also facilitates the preparation of upcoming regional and international competitions./.