Vietnam will send two representatives to compete at the 2013 Asia Marathon Championships scheduled for February 24 in Hong Kong (China).

Tran Van Loi is the national champion while Nguyen Ngoc Hau is a rising star in the country. Both runners are from southern Binh Phuoc province.

The duo has been training hard for the biennial event, which expects to attract the participation of runners from 44 countries and territories in the region. -VNA