Phnom Penh (VNA) – Feminine chess gamers Pham Thanh Phuong Thao and Ton Nu Hong An introduced first gold medal to Vietnam on the thirty second Southeast Asian Video games (SEA Video games 32) after topping the Ouk Chaktrang ladies’s doubles occasion on Might 2.
Ouk chaktrang, or Cambodian chess, is the primary sports activities that opens for competitors at SEA Video games 32, hosted by Cambodia. The competitions are happening from April 29 to Might 9 with seven occasions.
The Vietnamese Ouk Chaktrang group includes 11 gamers.
SEA Video games 32 is scheduled to happen in Phnom Penh and 4 different localities of Siem Reap, Preah Sihanouk, Kampot and Kep from Might 5-17. It’s anticipated to welcome over 12,400 athletes, coaches and workers from regional sports activities delegations.
This yr, Vietnam will compete in 30 out of complete 36 sports activities on the video games, aiming for 90-120 gold medals to enter the highest three on the medal tally.
As host of SEA Video games 31 in 2021, Vietnam topped the medal desk with 205 golds. Thailand got here second with 92 and Indonesia third with 69./.