Over the past years, sports movement in Thanh Tri District has developed strongly and drawn the participation of local people. The people have positively responded to the campaign "All people take exercise following the great Uncle Ho’s example", bringing into full play the practical efficiency and motivation of the public sport movement in the workers, armed forces, the elderly, the youth, the farmer in the area. The types of simple sports, such as badminton, chess, martial arts, etc have flourished in localities throughout the district.
Especially, carrying out the direction of Ha Noi on organizing the Sports Festival 2017, from April to August, 2017, communes and towns organized sports festivals at grassroots level with the scale of among 5-7 sports, attracting more than 20,000 people in localities.
The 9th Sports Festival 2017 is organized with competitions in 16 sports and a total of 570 awards to athletes of all ages. Via competitions, the district selected athletes for 16 teams to participate in the Sports Festival at municipal level. In addition, some teams, such as Wushu, athletics, chess, football, swimming, elderly gymnastics are chosen to participate in competitions at the National Sports Festival.
After the opening ceremony, the Organizing Board will continue organizing many sports competitions. The Festival aims at encouraging sports and physical training movements among the citizens in response to the campaign “All people unite to build cultural lifestyle” in the area.
Some images at the opening ceremony of the 9th Sports Festival 2017: