With less than five months from the biggest sporting event in Southeast Asia, members of Vietnam’s shooting team still find themselves short of bullets to practice for the competition.
Shooter Hoang Xuan Vinh voted best athlete of 2016.
Le Thi Hoang Ngoc bagged gold at the Southeast Asian Shooting Association Championship (SEASA) 2016 at the Hanoi based-National Sports Training Centre on November 10.
As of August 19, Vietnam was ranked 45th in the medal table of the Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil with one gold and one silver, both won by shooter Hoang Xuan Vinh.
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.
VOV.VN - Marksman Hoang Xuan Vinh on August 10 grabbed the silver medal in the final round of the men’s 50m pistol event at the ongoing Rio Olympics in Brazil. Some photos featuring historic moments:
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.
VOV.VN - Here are historic moments when Hoang Xuan Vinh won the gold medal of the Men's 10m Air Pistol event at Rio Olympics 2016.
Vietnam's women's team failed to make it onto the winners' box at the 50m rifle 3x20 final on October 8 at the sixth CISM Military World Games in the Republic of Korea.
Hoang Xuan Vinh failed to retain his title at the ISSF World Cup Riffle/Pistol in Changwon, the Republic of Korea, on April 12.
The 24th ASEAN Armies Rifle Meet (AARM-24) opened at the Mieu Mon National Training Centre in My Duc district, Hanoi on November 19.
(VOV) - Vietnamese male shooters won a bronze medal in the 10m moving target event at the 2014 Asian Games (ASIAD 17) on September 27.
(VOV) - Vietnamese female shooters won a silver medal in the 10m moving target event at the 2014 Asian Games (ASIAD 17) on September 26.
(VOV) - Marksmen Hoang Xuan Vinh and Tran Quoc Cuong have earned the right to compete in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
(VOV) - The national shooting team has arrived in the Republic of Korea (RoK) in preparation for the 2014 Asian Games (ASIAD 17) due to take place from Sept. 18 to Oct. 4 in Incheon.
(VOV) - The national shooting team has arrived in the Republic of Korea (RoK) for a 20-day training camp in preparation for the upcoming 2014 Asian Games (ASIAD 17) scheduled from Sep 18 to Oct 4 in Incheon.
(VOV) - Vietnamese shooter Hoang Xuan Vinh continues his climb up the global rankings, setting a new world’s record in the 10m air pistol finals held at Fort Benning, the US on March 30.
Vietnam’s shooting squad will participate in the World Shooting Cup 2013 slated for July 3-12 in Spain.
(VOV) - One hundred and ninety five marksmen representing 13 teams nationwide began competitions at Hanoi’s National Shooting Range on May 16.
(VOV) - Vietnamese marksman Hoang Xuan Vinh triumphed in the 5th Asian Air Gun Championship, hosted by China’s Nanchang on December 16.