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Viet Nam win eight medals at Asian Beach Games

Update: November, 15/2014 - 08:22

HCM CITY (VNS) — Viet Nam have won two silver and six bronze medals in the ju-jitsu competition at the 2014 Asian Beach Games, which officially kicked off yesterday in Thailand.

In the women's 60kg category, Nguyen Thi Huong settled for a silver medal after losing to Mongolian rival Battsogt Buyandelger in the final.

To reach the final, Huong defeated Khan Beenish of Pakistan and Hassan Shafaa of the United Arab Emirates.

In the women's 50kg final, Dao Le Thu Trang lost to Masuda Maybelline of the Philippines.

Trang also claimed two bronze medals in the doubles and mixed events.

Viet Nam who now are 10th in the medal table have sent 138 athletes to the event which will run until November 23. They will compete in 18 disciplines.

At the previous event two years ago in China, Viet Nam finished 12th with two silvers and one bronze. — VNS

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