Vietnamese athletes brought home an additional 11 gold medals on May 10 - the fifth day of competition at the ongoing 32nd SEA Games in Cambodia, thereby topping the medal tally.
|Swimmer Pham Thanh Bao sets a new SEA Games record in the men’s 200m breaststroke with 2 minutes 11 seconds and 45 (Photo: VNA) |
Phnom Penh - Vietnamese athletes brought home an additional 11 gold medals on May 10 - the fifth day of competition at the ongoing 32nd SEA Games in Cambodia, thereby topping the medal tally.
They won the gold medals in Pencat Silat, Kun Khmer, golf, track-and-field and swimming.
The latest gold medal went to Pham Thanh Bao in the men’s 200m breaststroke. Bao reached the finish line after 2 minutes 11 seconds and 45, setting a new SEA Games record.
Notably, seven out of the 11 gold medals were presented to martial artists, including four in Pencat Silat and three in Kun Khmer.
Le Khanh Hung, 15, made history when he bagged home a gold medal in golf, becoming the youngest Vietnamese golfer to ever win a gold at SEA Games.
Vietnam won 11 gold medals on May 10, the fifth competition day of the ongoing 32nd SEA Games in Cambodia, ranking first in the medal tally with 50 gold, 50 silver, and 61 bronze medals.
As of 9:30pm, Vietnam bagged 50 gold, 50 silver and 61 bronze medals, ranking first in the medal tally.
It was followed by Cambodia (47 gold, 41 silver and 51 bronze), and Thailand (47 gold, 35 silver and 53 bronze).
SEA Games 32 is taking place from May 5-17 in Cambodia’s capital city of Phnom Penh and four other localities - Siem Reap, Preah Sihanouk, Kampot, and Kep.
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Karate artists have won two more gold medals for Vietnam at the ongoing 32nd SEA Games in Cambodia.
| ||Vovinam fighter grabs silver at SEA Games 32 |
Vovinam (Vietnamese traditional martial arts) fighter Huynh Khac Nguyen on May 8 pocketed the silver medal in the men's ying-yang sword form event at the 32nd Southeast Asian (SEA) Games hosted in Cambodia.
| ||SEA Games 32: Vietnam win nine more golds on May 7 |
Vietnamese athletes won a total of nine gold, seven silver and five bronze medals on May 7 – the second official competition day of the ongoing 32nd Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Cambodia.
| ||SEA Games 32: Vietnam win 15 more golds, rising to second position in medal tally |
Concluding the third competition day of the 32nd Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 32) on May 8, Vietnam won additional 15 gold medals to climb to the second position in the medal table with 30 gold, 28 silver, and 36 bronze medals.