VOV.VN -Talented swimmer Nguyen Huy Hoang has become the first Vietnamese athlete to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Vietnam finished the second event at the Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan, on February 23, with Nguyen Duc Manh coming in last in the men’s cross-country skiing event.
Nguyen Thi Ngoc Hoa will be the first and only Vietnamese athlete to compete at the upcoming World Women’s Club Volleyball Championship in the Philippines.
VOV.VN -Duong Duc pocketed Vietnam’s first gold medal at the Tafisa World Game Armwrestling Championships 2016 on October 7-9 in Jakarta, Indonesia after defeating strong foreign rivals in the 65 kg category.
Swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien is the youngest Vietnamese athlete competing at the upcoming Rio Olympic Games. She, however, will swim in four events, the largest number of competitions, compared to the other athletes.
Four Vietnamese athletes have earned the right to compete in the 2016 Summer Olympics slated to take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from August 5-21, according to General Department of Sports and Physical Training.
(VOV) - Outstanding faces in Vietnam’s sports have gained some good achievements in the world.