VOV.VN - Dang Tran Phuong Nhi brought home two consecutive gold medals on November 19 in the 16th World Wushu Championships which took place in the United States.
In the women’s nanquan, Nhi's impressive performance earned her the highest score of 9.786 points among all eight competitors, thereby claiming a well-deserved gold medal.
Elsewhere, He Jianxin of Hong Kong (China) won a silver medal with 9.780 points, whilst a bronze medal went to Tasya Ayu Puspa Dewi of Indonesia with 9.753 points.
Phuong Nhi’s achievement showed great improvement in comparison to her performance put on at the 19th Asian Games (ASIAD 19) which was recently held in China. The 19-year-old athlete ranked seventh with only 9.666 points, failing to medal.
Earlier in the women's nangun taolu (performance) event, the Vietnamese representative won a gold medal after recording the highest score with 9.760 points.
She was followed by He Jianxin of Hong Kong (China) and Malaysia’s Tan Cheong Ming, respectively.
On November 17, Nhi bagged a silver medal in the women's nandao taolu event with 9.743 points. In addition, Wu Jianing of China obtained a gold medal while Lucy Lee from the US received a bronze medal.
So far, the Vietnamese wushu team have been awarded two gold and one silver medals at this year's world championships.
The HYX 16th World Wushu Championships (WWC) are being held in Texas of the US, bringing together over 500 athletes from 72 countries and territories worldwide. There are 11 sets of medals for the men's taolu category and an equal number for the women's taolu category.
The previous edition back in 2019 saw Vietnamese athletes win one gold, four silver, and four bronze medals.
The 2023 World Wushu Championships are scheduled to conclude on November 20.