She was 2.89 seconds ahead of the runner-up and broke the Games’ record of 2 minutes 10.05 seconds Vien set in 2013.
“I competed in this tournament to prepare for the next year’s Asian Games. I hope I will qualify for the Olympic Games. I just tried my best at this competition and aim for a gold medal at the Asian Games,” Vien said.
By September 22, Vietnam was placed 7th in the medal tally with 7 golds at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Turkmenistan.