VOV.VN - Vietnam hopes to clinch more gold medals on May 13 at the ongoing 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) as athletes are scheduled to compete in Kurash, Rowing, Kickboxing, Wushu and other sports of their strengths.
Vietnamese martial artists have won six out of a total of 10 gold medals in Kurash, surpassing their set target of taking five golds. They even get more golds when they are competing in the men’s 73kg weight category and the women’s 57kg & 70kg weight categories on May 13.
Five Vietnamese kickboxers have qualified for the final matches and they are all vying for gold medals on May 13. Nguyen Thi Hang Nga, Nguyen The Huong, Huynh Van Tuan, Nguyen Quang Huy, and Huynh Thi Kim Vang are Vietnamese hopefuls in five different weight categories.
Vietnamese rowers are also competing in men’s lightweight quadruple and double sculls and women’s double sculls, hoping to receive more golds after they got two golds on May 11.
Also on May 13, Vietnamese athletes are competing in Fencing, Pancat Silat, Wushu, Bodybuilding, Sepak Takraw, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Tennis, Basketball, Golf and E-sports.
Vietnam currently tops the medal table with 10 golds, leaving behind Malaysia and Indonesia in second and third places with nine and three golds respectively.