Mekong Cup 2023

The LFRD delegation left January 10-13, 2023 to participate in the Mekong Games. They join teams from French high schools in: Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Jakarta and Singapore.

The Lycée International Français Marguerite Duras in Ho Chi Minh City hosted the 5th edition of this sporting, educational and cultural event for boys and girls in 5th, 4th and 3rd grades. This annual event is aimed at Cycle 4 students: 5th, 4th and 3rd grade students. The teams are composed of 12 students: 2 girls and 2 boys from 5ème, 2 girls and 2 boys from 4ème, 2 girls and 2 boys from 3ème.

We are happy to be able to participate again in this competition which was organised by the LFRD in its first edition!

This multi-sport competition will offer students the following events
🤸‍♂️ Acrosport
🏊‍♂️ Aquathlon
🏸 Badminton
🏀 Basketball
🧗‍♀️ Bouldering
🥏 Ultimate

But also: referee training or photojournalism and cultural visits.

After an intense and emotional week, the LFRD garudas did not disappoint. They had some great moments: the basketball finals where they shone, great performances in acrosport and an anthology ultimate match.
Thanks to their coaches Sebastien Buisson and Benjamin Coignoux.
Thank you to the teams of the Ho Chi Minh High School for their welcome.

Here is the genially prepared by the LFI Marguerite Duras teams: