Vietnamese athletes left for Indonesia on October 21 to attend the Asian Petanque Championship, which will start on October 24.

They will compete in shooting, men’s and women’s triple categories.

At the 16th Asian Petanque Championship held in Hanoi last December, Vietnam finished as runner-up with two gold, four silver and four bronze medals.

During the tournament, the Asia Petanque and Sports Boules Confederation will hold a meeting to elect the executive committee for the 2013 – 2016 tenure.-VNA