Vo Thanh Tung bags fifth gold at Asian Para Games

(VOV) - Vietnamese swimmer, Vo Thanh Tung, on October 23 brought fans to their feet in a very close finish in the men’s 50m butterfly S5 to win his fifth gold medal at the ongoing Asian Para Games in the Republic of Korea.

In an exciting tight finish, he clocked the fastest time of 39 seconds 45 in the event just 54 seconds ahead of second place finisher Anak Siga from Malaysia.

Thanh Tung earned his gold medals in the S5, 50m freestyle, 100m freestyle, 200m freestyle, 50m backstroke and 50m butterfly events.