Rowers win first gold medal for Vietnam at ASIAD 2018

VOV.VN - The women’s national rowing team won the first gold medal for the Vietnamese sport delegation, lifting the country 7 places to 13th position in the medal tally at the Asian Games 2018 (ASIAD) by 12am on August 23.

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Vietnam’s women’s national rowing team of Ta Thanh Huyen, Luong Thi Thao, Ho Thi Ly and Pham Thi Thao, took first place in the women’s lightweight quadruple sculls event, clocking a time of 7:01.11.

The Iranian team came second with a time of 7:04.38. They were followed by the Republic of Korea on 7:06.22.

Previously, in the group stage, the four-member team performed strongly to win Group 2, while Iran topped Group 1.

Vietnam now has 1 gold medal (rowing), 4 silver medals (wushu and weightlifting), and 7 bronze medals (wushu, sepak takraw, shooting, swimming and taekwondo).

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