|Le Tien Dat led Viet Nam to the second group win at the world championships. — Photo hanoimoi.com.vn
HA NOI (VNS) — Le Tien Dat played a key role in Viet Nam's 3-1 win over Turkey at the World Team Table Tennis Championships in Malaysia on Mar 1.
It was the second win of the Vietnamese men's squad.
Dat defeated G Ibrahim 11-3, 9-11, 11-9, 11-13, 11-8 in the second singles match and beat M Gencay 11-7, 11-5, 11-3 in the fourth match.
Earlier, Dinh Quang Linh struggled to win 12-10, 11-7, 7-11, 5-11, 11-6 over Gencay. And Doan Ba Tuan Anh lost 11-5, 11-8, 9-11, 4-11, 9-11 to Ibrahim.
The Vietnamese players will next play Nigeria.
The women's team defeated Bulgaria 3-1 and will meet Greece in the next match. — VNS