Vietnam: one gold, two bronzes at Asia – Pacific Taekwondo Invitational Championships

Source: Pano feed

Đăng ký: VietNam News



CPV) - The Vietnam’s women’s team, led by coach Ho Anh Tuan, bagged one gold and two bronze medals at the recent 2015 Asia – Pacific Taekwondo Invitational Championships in the SM Iloilo city, the Philippines.

Truong Thi Kim Tuyen, (18, from Vinh Long province), one of the six members, who got a bye in the first round, won the next three rounds to take the gold medal in the 49kg category.

Two bronze medals went to Ha Thi Nguyen (25, from Hanoi team) in the 67kg division and Pham Thi Thu Hien (20, Quang Nam province-born) in the 57kg class.

Organized by the Philippine Taekwondo Association and sanctioned by the World Taekwondo Federation, the two-day event attracted the best Filipino men and women fighters as well as those from Korea, the USA, Guam, Japan, Mongolia and Vietnam.

The eight categories for all competitors included; for men (-58kg, -68kg, -80kg and +80kg) and women (-49kg, -57kg, -67kg and +67kg).

These medals have created a strong impetus for Vietnamese girls in the preparation for the 28th SEA Games in Singapore next June./.