Foreign athletes flock to Hanoi for SEA Games 31

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(VOVWORLD) - Hundreds of foreign athletes and referees landed at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi on Wednesday pahead of their participation in the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31).

Sport officials and athletes are due to attend the opening ceremony at My Dinh National Stadium from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on May 12.

250 athletes from Thailand participate in the games, the highest number in the competition

The Indonesian delegation is made up of 47 members, while Singapore has 95 members. International referees consist of 12 members.

After touching down at the airport in Hanoi, sport delegations head off to different venues for coming competitions.

“I am very impressed by the warm welcome given by the Vietnamese people. This is my third visit to Hanoi and every occasion leaves me with positive memories,” Pimpon Chuanpraset, a Thai representative, tells VOV.

Vietnamese volunteers are deployed to support foreign sports delegations as they arrive in the capital city of Hanoi.

The volunteers are required to have a good command of English and be in good health

The athletes and referees show their excitement at arriving in Hanoi

Traffic police forces have been mobilized to maintain safety and ensure smooth traffic.