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Viên wins bronze medal at US swim competition

Update: June, 07/2016 - 09:00
Bronze medalist: Nguyễn Thị Ánh Viên. — Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Top Vietnamese swimmer Nguyễn Thị Ánh Viên won a bronze medal at the Arena Pro Swim Series in Indianapolis in the US yesterday.

Viên came in third in the women’s 200 individual medley, with a time of 2:15.55. Earlier, Viên ranked second of 71 swimmers in the qualifying round, to reach the final round.

According to the International Swimming Federation, Viên’s best performance in this category is 2:12.33 which she set at the world championships last year. At the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games last year in Singapore, Viên won a gold medal and broke the Games’ record with a time of 2:13.53.

In the women’s 100m freestyle, Viên ranked sixth, after clocking 56.16secs in the final.

Viên competed in six divisions in this tournament and broke two SEA Games’ records. — VNS


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