The Chinese champions
The top Vietnamese pair of Phan Thi Cam Hong and Nguyen Thi Tiep finished fourth in the International Ha Long Beach Volleyball Tournament in Quang Ninh Province after losing 17-21, 21-16, 10-15 to China 2 on Tuesday.
The event was won by China 1 (Yue Yuan and Zhang Wenwen) with a straightforward 21-8, 21-14 victory over Malaysia 1. They took home US$2,500 for their efforts.
Kazakhstan's Issyeva Lyudmilawon was named Miss Beach Volleyball.
The annual tournament, which attracted 13 teams from China, Thailand, Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, New Zealand, Malaysia and Viet Nam, was a warm up for the South East Asian Games in Thailand this December.