HA NOI (VNS) — Nguyen Thi Thanh Truc of Viet Nam is through to the muay thai final of the women's 48kg category at the ongoing Asian Beach Games in Thailand.
Truc beat Wu Hoi Yan of Hong Kong 5-0 in the semi-final yesterday. She will fight Azmi Ayu Arynafaiza of Malaysia in the gold medal match.
In the football event, Viet Nam overcame Oman 2-1 in a penalty shoot-out to advance to the semi-finals of the men's competition.
The two sides were locked at 3-3 after 90 minutes.
Their rivals today will be Japan who trounced China 7-3.
In volleyball, Nguyen Trong Quoc/Nguyen Thanh Vinh beat Sin Khlork/Lim Samat of Cambodia 21-17, 21-19 in the men's preliminary round in Group B.
In the women's event, Tran Thi Trong/Ngo Vo Thanh Loan lost 16-21, 12-21 to Utama Putu Dinin Jasita/Juliana Dhita of Indonesia.
In handball, the Vietnamese men beat Japan 21-8, 21-20 in the preliminary round of Group A while the women were defeated 4-19, 14-16 by Chinese Taipei. — VNS