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Shooter Xuan Vinh called ‘World’s Best Athlete’

Shooter Xuan Vinh called ‘World’s Best Athlete’

VOV.VN - Hoang Xuan Vinh, a 41-year-old serving army colonel, has made history in Rio with a near perfect shot to clinch gold at the men's 10-metre air pistol event with a near-perfect final shot.

Vinh grabs silver at men’s 50m pistol

Vinh grabs silver at men’s 50m pistol

Vietnamese shooter Hoang Xuan Vinh on August 10 won the silver medal in the final round of the men’s 50m pistol event at the ongoing Rio Olympics.

Vietnam hopes to improve its Olympic performance

Vietnam hopes to improve its Olympic performance

With 18 official tickets for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Vietnam has fulfilled the target set before the Olympic qualification rounds: to earn from 15 to 20 places for the Games.

Ha Thanh qualifies for 2016 Olympics

Ha Thanh qualifies for 2016 Olympics

VOV.VN - Gymnast Phan Thi Ha Thanh qualified to represent Vietnam at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, following her performances at the Asia-Pacific zonal qualification arena.

Vietnam women lose to DPRK

Vietnam women lose to DPRK

Vietnam lost to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) 1-0 at the AFC Women's Olympic Football Tournament Rio 2016 qualifiers in Japan on March 4.

Vietnam plans nearly VND1.8 trillion to organise SEA Games 2021

Vietnam plans nearly VND1.8 trillion to organise SEA Games 2021

The sport sector plans a budget of VND1.757 billion (about US$78 million) for the organisation of the 2021 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, Tran Duc Phan, deputy head of the National Sports Administration, was quoted as saying in the Sai Gon Giai Phong newspaper.

Marksman Vinh falls short

Marksman Vinh falls short

Marksman Hoang Xuan Vinh lost in the final of the men's 25m centre fire pistol at the sixth CISM Military World Games in the Republic of Korea on October 7.