Marksman Hoang Xuan Vinh won the Cup of Victory as the best male athlete of 2016 in a Gala awarding ceremony held on January 17 in Hanoi.
After a fruitful 2016, Vietnamese sport is stepping into the year of 2017 with an “old and new” problem namely the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games.
The Vietnamese team topped at the Southeast Asian Age Group Swimming Championship which took place from December 9 – 11 in Thailand, said Vietnam Aquatic Sports Association on December 12.
VOV.VN -Vietnamese top swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien on December 7 was ousted from the FINA World Swimming Championships (25m), which is taking place in Ontario, Canada.
Nguyen Thi Anh Vien won two bronze medals at the Asian Swimming Championship, which closed on November 20 in Tokyo, Japan.
Swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien won a bronze medal at the ongoing Asian Swimming Championships in the women’s 200m freestyle event in Tokyo on November 18 in a time of 1 minute 59 31 seconds.
Vietnam’s hope for more medals at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro city Brazil is fading as its athletes performed poorly on August 8, the third day into the games.
Vietnamese swimmers, weightlifters and gymnasts failed to perform to their standards on the second day of the Rio Olympics, August 7 (local time).
Swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien is the youngest Vietnamese athlete competing at the upcoming Rio Olympic Games. She, however, will swim in four events, the largest number of competitions, compared to the other athletes.
Nguyen Thi Anh Vien set a new Southeast Asian Games record in the women’s 400m freestyle event, with a time of 4min 7.96sec.
VOV.VN - Young swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien bagged a silver medal in women’s 400 metres individual medley at 2016 Orlando Pro Swim Series in the US on March 4.
A number of young promising athletes emerged over the past year, giving fans a strong belief in the bright future of national sports. However, there remains a lot of work to be done to make these “rough pearls” sparkle and glitter on their way up to the world stage.
VOV.VN - Young swimming superstar Nguyen Thi Anh Vien is enjoying what collegiate big-time sports recruiting is all about in the United States, according to her coach Dang Anh Tuan.
(VOV) -Athletes who recorded outstanding results during 2015 had their accomplishments celebrated on January 15 by government officials, friends, family and other stakeholders.
Regional swimmers will compete in the Southeast Asia Age-Groups Swimming Championships at Danang Swimming Club from December 4 to 6.
Vietnam's weightlifting team have made history by winning three tickets to compete at the next Olympic Games in Brazil.
Vietnam finished the sixth CISM Military World Games, which closed in the Republic of Korea on October 11, capturing one gold, one silver, two bronze medals and setting a new record.
Vietnamese swimmers lived up to expectations, amassing 15 gold medals at the 8th Asian Age Swimming Championship, which finished in Bangkok, Thailand on October 4.
The Vietnam Military team will compete in the International Military Sports Council (CISM) Military World Games 2015 which is scheduled to be held in Mungyeong, the Republic of Korea (RoK) on October 2.
Top Vietnamese swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien will compete in the six remaining legs of the FINA Swimming World Cup 2015, her coach, Dang Anh Tuan, confirmed.