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Fencers, gymnasts, weightlifter win more SEA Games golds for Vietnam

Monday, 15/05/2023 | 14:37:20 [GMT +7] A  A

Female fencers Phung Thi Khanh Linh, Pham Thi Thu Hoai, Bui Thi Thu Ha and Le Minh Hang won a gold medal for Vietnam Sunday in the women’s saber team event at the 32nd SEA Games in Cambodia.

A Vietnamese fencer (R) competes against a Philippines' opponent at SEA Games 32 in Cambodia, May 14, 2023. Photo by VnExpress/Hieu Luong

Earlier the same day, Vietnamese aerobic athletes grabbed two golds, raising the total number of gold medals claimed by the Vietnamese team to five in five events of this year’s Games.

Tran Ngoc Thuy Vi and Le Hoang Phong brought home a gold in the mixed pair event.

The duo also joined Nguyen Viet Anh, Nguyen Che Thanh and Vuong Hoai An to gain the highest score at the group (5) event to win the gold.

In weightlifting, Tran Minh Tri clinched a gold at the men’s 67kg category, with a combined lift of 306kg.

As of 3 p.m. on Sunday, Vietnam still topped the medal tally, with 91 golds, 79 silvers and 87 bronzes. It was followed by Thailand with 79 golds, and host Cambodia 60 golds.

Source: VnExpress