|Vietnamese weightlifter Nguyen Thi Van
In the men’s 73kg category, Vietnamese weightlifter Pham Tuan Anh lifted a total of 304kg, coming in at 18kg under the competition’s overall winner from Indonesia but doing enough to win a silver medal.
Whilst in the women’s 71kg category, Nguyen Thi Van obtained a silver medal after successfully lifting a total of 214kg, just under the 216kg lifted by the overall winner from the Philippines.
Elsewhere Le Thanh Tung won a bronze medal in the men’s vault in the gymnastics-artistic event. Despite putting in a strong performance, he finished behind the athletes from Indonesia and the Philippines who won the gold and silver medals, respectively.
Following Tung, his teammate Do Thi Van Anh also clinched a bronze medal in the women’s vault in the gymnastics-artistic event.
Adding to the Vietnamese delegation’s medal haul, fencer Nguyen Thi Nhu Hoa won a bronze medal.
At present, the Vietnamese team at the SEA Games 30 has won 23 golds, 29 silvers, and 28 bronzes. They are currently ranked second in the medal tally.