(VOV) -The shooting team is considered Vietnam’s “gold mine” at the 27th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) in Myanmar this December.
Members of the national shooting team are practising hard in Hanoi to prepare for the upcoming 2013 ISSF Rifle and Pistol World Cup in Munich, Germany from May 23 to 30.
Vietnamese fencer Nguyen Tien Nhat failed to enter the next round of competition at the London Olympics on August 1.
The UK has completed major facilities to ensure that the London 2012 Summer Olympics will become a unique social, cultural and sporting event for international friends.
Four Vietnamese marksmen earned a total of 1,632 points to come first at the men’s 50m pistol team event of the 36th Southeast Asian Shooting Association Championships (SEASA) in Malaysia on June 4.
The Vietnamese rowing and weightlifting teams have gained three more berths raising the total number of Vietnamese athletes attending the 2012 London Olympics to 15.
Vietnam’s top badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh will certainly qualify for the 2012 Olympic Games in London as he ranks 11th on the World Badminton Federation standings.
Vietnam is gearing up for the 2012 London Olympics by sending its top athletes to a range of international sporting events.
Vietnamese hopeful Nguyen Thi Lua has taken a berth to the world’s largest sporting event after wining a silver medal at the 2012 Olympic-Asian Wrestling Qualifiers in Kazakhstan on April 1.
Le Thi Hoang Ngoc on January 19 became the second shooter after Hoang Xuan Vinh to bag an official ticket to compete at the Olympic Games in London this summer.