Viet Nam Grabs More SEA Games Gold

Viet Nam won more gold medals yesterday and today at the 24th SEA Games being held in Thailand , mostly thanks to its wrestling team.

Duong Anh Vu and Nguyen Si Tuong receive their gold and silver medals
Viet Nam had a gold rush in wrestling over the last two days at the SEA Games adding eight for a total of nine. 
 
Five gold medals were taken in the two previous days and wrestlers Pham Duc Khang, Bui Tuan Anh and Nguyen Doan Dung snatched three golds yesterday in Men’s Freestyle 55kg, Men’s Freestyle 60kg and Men’s Freestyle 66kg. 
 
The wresting team in fact exceeded their own 4-gold target. 
 
The same day, Vietnamese billiard player Duong Anh Vu took the highest platform after the Billiards and Snookers competitions with a record in the Men’s One-Cushion Carom Singles. He was followed by teammate Nguyen Si Tuong in second place in the event. 
 
In fencing, Do Huu Cuong gained a second gold in the Men’s Individual Epée with a narrow 13-12 victory over Singaporean rival Lim Wei Wen.
 
Two more gold medals were added to Viet Nam’s record today thanks Nguyen Thi Thiet in Snatch, Clean and Jerk weight-lifting and Vu Thuy Linh in Women’s Nanquan, Three Events Combined when Linh beat Malaysian rival Tai Chaeu Xuen. 
 
Early in the afternoon, Nguyen Thi Bich achieved a 2-0 victory over her Malaysian rival Si Si Sein to take the day’s final gold for Viet Nam
 
To date, the top three nations at the 24th SEA Games sit safely in the order of Thailand, Viet Nam and Singapore. Viet Nam now has 32 gold medals, 18 silver and 44 bronze. Thailand has 69 gold, 60 silver and 50 bronze. And Singapore has 27 gold, 20 silver and 17 bronze.
 
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By Staff Writers – Translated by Truong Son

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