|Fighting fit: Bùi Thị Ngọc Hân (right) is among seven martial artists competing at the World Karate Championships in Austria. — Photo vcmedia.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam sent seven female martial artists to the World Karate Championships which opened in Linz, Austria yesterday.
The event, which drew 2,000 athletes and coaches from 135 nations, will last until Sunday.
The competition is held in a different city every two years. It was initially riddled with controversy regarding karate stylists and the ruleset.
So far, Việt Nam have won one gold and three silver medals in world events in which they took part. — VNS