Vietnam won five more gold medals, including in the women’s 100m, at the 25th SEA Games in Laos on December 13 to remain second in the medals tally behind Thailand with 29 golds.
Vu Thi Huong won the women’s 100m sprint for the third time in a row at the ongoing SEA Games in Laos. (Photo: SGGP)
Vu Thi Huong won the blue-ribbon event in 11.34 seconds to break her own national record of 11:.43. It was her third straight win at the annual games.
Vietnamese athletes also won a silver and two bronzes.
In shooting, Vietnam won two more golds in the air rifle event.
Ngo Huu Vuong and Nguyen Van Tung and Do Duc Hung won the men’s 10m air rifle team event.
Vuong snagged another gold medal, this time in the individual event with 560 points, while Tung and Hung won silver and bronze medals with 559 and 555 points.
In wushu, Nguyen Huy Thanh, Tran Duc Trong, and Tran Xuan Hiep won the men’s team Taolu (performance) gold medal with 9.50 points.
In the women’s team weapons demonstration event, Vu Tra My and Vu Thuy Linh won a silver medal with a score of 9.45 points. Singapore won the gold medal.
The day’s last gold medal for Vietnam was won by Trinh Thi Nga who beat her Cambodian rival Chea Sraymeas in the women’s single badminton final.
The Vietnamese women’s football team beat hosts Laos 3-0 Sunday to enter the final against defending champions Thailand on December 16.
Myanmar won the bronze after crushing Malaysia 7-1.
The Vietnamese men’s team will take on Singapore in the semifinals at 6:00 pm December 14 while Laos will play Malaysia at 7:00 pm.
Vietnam maintains top medal standing at SEA Games
Vietnam now in 1st place at SEA Games
Medal tally at the 25th SEA Games