SEA Games 31: Five golds for Vietnam on May 13

VOV.VN - Vietnamese athletes clinched five golds in Wushu and Rowing at the ongoing 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) on May 13 morning, helping their hosts Vietnam retain top place in the medal table with 15 golds.

Rowers Pham Thi Hue and Dinh Thi Hao won a gold medal in the women's double sculls, clocking a time of eight minutes and 11.551 seconds.

Their teammates Ho Thi Ly, Luong Thi Thao, Nguyen Thi Giang, and Pham Thi Thao also brought home a gold medal in the lightweight women's quadruple sculls, finishing first with a time of seven minutes and 11.326 seconds

Meanwhile, Wushu martial artists Pham Huong Giang, Pham Quoc Khanh, and Duong Thuy Vi also pocketed three gold medals in different weight categories.

As of 12hrs on May 13, Vietnam retain their top place in the medal tally with 15 golds, leaving behind Malaysia and Indonesia with 11 and 5 golds respectively.

SEA Games 31, which is running with the theme of “For a Stronger South East Asia”, is being held in Hanoi and 11 neighbouring localities from May 12 to May 23.

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