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Việt Nam students stand fourth at regional Games

Update: July, 18/2016 - 07:00
Nguyễn Thị Oanh of Việt Nam (centre) won her gold medal in the women’s 1,500m event in Singapore AUG. — VNS Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam finished in fourth position at the ASEAN University Games, following the final day of competition, yesterday in Singapore.

Việt Nam earned 26 gold, 10 silver and 13 bronze medals, with most of the titles won from track-and-field competitions.

Nguyễn Thị Oanh won her gold in the women’s 1,500m event, with a time of 4min 34.10sec.

Việt Nam also finished first in the women’s 4x400m and men’s 10,000m by Lê Văn Thao.

Meanwhile Trần Huệ Hoa came in second in the women’s long jump event.

On Saturday, Vietnamese athletes received three golds in the men’s and women’s 400m, women’s high jump and two bronzes in the men’s and women’s high jump.

They also pocketed a gold medal in the women’s team table tennis competition; one gold, two silvers and one bronze in the men’s pencak silat; and three golds in canoeing events.

Thailand is on top of the medal tally with 50 gold, 34 silver and 33 bronze medals. They are followed by Indonesia, who won 33 golds and Malaysia with 27.

The closing ceremony will be held today at National University of Singapore’s stadium.  — VNS

 

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