Kurash players brings five additional gold medals for Vietnam

In the second day of SEA Games 30, the Vietnam delegation earned five gold medals thanks to achievements of Kurash players.

Kurash player Nguyen Thi Thanh Thuy in the women’s 70- kilogram event

Kurash player Nguyen Thi Thanh Thuy in the women’s 70- kilogram event

In the men’s 66-kilogram event, Kurash player Le Duc Dong knocked out Filippino player Llamas Al Rolan with a result of 3-0 to bring the first gold medal in the second day of competition.

Kurash players brings five additional gold medals for Vietnam  ảnh 1 Kurash player Le Duc Dong knocks out Filippino player Llamas Al Rolan with a result of 3-0 to bring the first gold medal for Vietnam
Two additional gold medals belonged to his teammates Vu Ngoc Son and Bui Minh Quan as they respectively won against hosted- country player Catipon Lloyd Dennis in the men’s under 73- kilogram event and Indonesian athlete Ardiarta Komang in the category of under 81 kilograms. 

In the women’s 70- kilogram and under 70- kilogram events, Nguyen Thi Thanh Thuy and Nguyen Thi Lan excellently won two gold medals for Vietnam. 

Kurash is a traditional martial art from Uzbekistan like judo and wrestling. 

After the second day of the SEA Game 30, Vietnam finished the second in the medal tally with a total of 32 medals, including 10 gold, 13 silver and 9 bronze medals. 


BY NGUYEN PHUONG – Translated by Huyen Huong

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