Viet Nam Ranks Third at 4th Asean ParaGames

Viet Nam lost its second position to its impressive opponent Malaysia at the last day of Para-Olympic Games. This is also the final result of the Games.

Vietnamese swimmers pocket eight gold medals on the last day

The Vietnamese athletes pocketed more seven gold medals in athletics, eight in swimming, two in badminton and four in table-tennis.

Among these exceptional athletes are Ta Dinh Han - Women’s 1,500m (section T11), Pham Thi Cua - Women’s 100m Backstroke (section S6), Ho Pham Uyen Phuong - Women’s Long Jump (section F11), Dang Van Cong - Men’s 100m Backstroke (section SB11) and Vuong Quang - Men’s 100m Breaststroke (section SB8).

Overall, Vietnam’s athletes exceeded their initial target of 60-65 gold medals. Viet Nam currently holds 78 gold medals, 66 silvers and 43 bronzes staying at the third position.

The host Thailand led the medal tally with 256 golds, 109 silvers and 84 bronzes, followed by Malaysia with 81 golds, 74 silvers and 46 bronzes.

The 4th ASEAN ParaGames was a multi-sport event held in Thailand for people with physical challenges. The games, opened over January 20-26, was participated by athletes from Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) members.

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By Truc Quynh – Translated by Truong Son

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