Hai Duong provincial Gymnasium has been officially selected as the venue for men's and women's table tennis competitions in the 31st SEA Games.
Before that, the General Department of Sports and Physical Training had decided to choose Hai Duong as the venue for Pencak Silat competition. The provincial People's Committee then requested Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to permit Hai Duong to host table tennis competition as Hai Duong has experience in organizing a number of international tournaments, especially the table tennis competition of 22nd SEA Games 2003, and Hai Duong has a tradition of this sport.
According to the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, several facilities of the provincial Gymnasium will be repaired in the near future, ensuring the requirements set by the SEA Games Organizing Committee.
The 31st SEA Games will take place later this year. In table tennis, some of the national team players from Hai Duong are almost certain to participate in this tournament.