Phnom Penh (VNA) – Vietnam efficiently
defended its championship in lots of sports activities of its power and secured 9 extra gold medals on Might 9, on the ongoing thirty second Southeast Asian Video games (SEA Video games) in
Crossing the end line in 4
minutes and 16.85 seconds, runner Nguyen Thi Oanh maintained her gold medal in
the ladies’s 1,500m occasion, which she dominated within the two earlier regional Video games.
About 20 minutes later, she completed
the three,000m hurdle race in 10 minutes and 34.37 seconds to retain her title in
In the meantime, the Vovinam crew pocketed
two gold medals within the males’s and ladies’s multi-weapon coaching occasions.
Gymnast Dinh Phuong Thanh stored his championship within the males’s single bar occasion and went down in historical past of
Vietnamese gymnastics for successful gold for 5 consecutive editions of the Video games.
Different gymnasts of Vietnam obtained two extra gold medals on Might 9.
Vietnamese athletes additionally introduced residence one gold medal in eSports and one other in
Ouk Chaktrang, a conventional chess of Cambodia.
Within the ladies’s soccer, regardless of
dropping 1-2 to the Philippines, Vietnam nonetheless topped Group A and earned a berth
within the semifinals.
The identical day, the nation additionally received 11 silver and 10 bronze medals.
As of 9:30pm on Might 9, Vietnam ranked second within the medal standings with 39 gold,
39 silver, and 46 bronze medals.
Thailand topped the listing with 40
gold, 30 silver, and 45 bronze medals whereas host Cambodia stood on the third
place with 39 gold, 39 silver, and 39 bronze medals./.