Nguyen Thi Anh Vien grabbed a bronze medal in the women’s 400m individual medley event on September 23 at the ongoing Asian Games (ASIAD) in Incheon, the Republic of Korea.
|Swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien|
She came third in the event with a time of 4 min 39.45 sec, after Chinese Olympic champion Ye Shiwen (4:32.97), which is a new Games records, and Japanese swimmer Shimizu Sakiko (4:38.63).
Vien earned Vietnam’s first swimming medal in ASIAD history.
With one gold, two silver and nine bronze medals after four days of competitions, Vietnam is in the 10 th place out of 45 participating delegations.
China is leading the medal tally with 40 gold, followed by the Republic of Korea with 19 golds and Japan with 16 golds.