Vietnamese swimmers earn five medals in fourth day of SEA Games 30

Young Vietnamese swimmers Nguyen Huy Hoang and Nguyen Thi Anh Vien excellently won two gold medals at the ongoing 30th SEA Games.

Nguyen Huy Hoang breaks SEA Games record with an achievement of 3 minutes 49.08 seconds in the men’s 400- meter-freestyle event. (Photo: DUNG PHUONG)

Nguyen Huy Hoang breaks SEA Games record with an achievement of 3 minutes 49.08 seconds in the men’s 400- meter-freestyle event. (Photo: DUNG PHUONG)

Particularly, swimmer Nguyen Huy Hoang brought the victory of 3 minutes 49.08 seconds in the men’s 400- meter-freestyle event, meanwhile, Anh Vien bagged the gold medal with a result of 2 minutes 15.51 seconds in the women's 200m individual medley as expected. 

With the achievement, Huy Hoang broke SEA Games record as he beat recent achievement of Malaysian athlete Welson Sim in SEA Games 2017. 

Vietnamese swimmers earn five medals in fourth day of SEA Games 30 ảnh 1 Swimmer  Anh Vien in  the women's 200m individual medley. (Photo: DUNG PHUONG)
At the SEA Games 2019, Huy Hoang registered competition in the men’s 400 m and 1,500 m freestyle events.  

Additionally, Vietnam had two additional silver and one bronze medals thanks to swimmers Le Nguyen Paul, Pham Thanh Bao and Le Thi My Thao.


​ BY HOANG DANG (from New Clark City, Philippines)– Translated by Huyen Huong

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