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.
|Vietnamese track-and-field win two gold medals on May 8 (Photo: VNA) |
Phnom Penh – 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.
It was a successful day for Vietnamese athletes in track-and-field and Kun Bokator (a traditional battlefield martial art of Cambodia), with two and six gold medals, respectively.
Vietnamese athletes in other sports also bagged additional 10 gold and nine silver medals.
Meanwhile, Vietnamese U22 football team also had an important victory over Malaysia to advance to the semi-finals of men’s football.
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.
As of 21:30 on May 8, Cambodia topped the medal table with 37 gold medals.
| ||SEA Games 32: Vietnam secures more gold in karate, vovinam events |
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.