Weightlifter Tuan seals silver at Asian Youth Games
|Nguyen Tran Anh Tuan (left) poses with his medal.
Viet Nam has won a silver medal at the ongoing Asian Youth Games in Nanjing, China.
Nguyen Tran Anh Tuan secured his medal in the boys' 56kg weightlifting category on Saturday on the first day of the Games, which is held every four years for junior athletes.
Tuan lifted 235kg, 4kg less than winner Ji Feiyoung of China. Third place went to TBC Lalchhanhima, an Independent Olympic Athletic team, who lifted 228kg.
Viet Nam shares sixth place with three other teams, out of 15.
Hosts China top the leader board, ahead of North Korea and Uzbekistan, with six golds, two silvers and three bronze medals.
The Games include 15 sports and 118 events, with 2,100 athletes ages 14-17 from 45 countries taking part until August 24.