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Thảo wins gold medal at Asian Grand Prix

Update: May, 01/2017 - 18:43
Bùi Thị Thu Thảo performs during the third leg of the Asian Grand Prix in Chinese Taipei on April 30. – Photo baomoi.com
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HÀ NỘI -- Bùi Thị Thu Thảo brought home a gold medal in the women’s long jump during the third leg of the Asian Grand Prix in Chinese Taipei on April 30.Thảo cleared a jump of 6.41m to finish first.

Thảo’s best performance, so far, is 6.65m at the Southeast Asian Games in 2005.

In other news, Quách Công Lịch won the silver medal in the men’s 400m race with a time of 46.66secs, while Lịch’s sister Quách Thị Lan also bagged a silver medal in the women’s 400m category with a time of 52.09secs.

Young talent Lê Tú Chinh took home a bronze medal in the women’s 100m with a time of 11.74secs.

After three legs of the Asian Grand Prix, Thảo won two gold medals, while Lịch and Lan pocketed one gold and two silvers each. Chinh won two bronze medals and Dương Thị Việt Anh bagged one bronze medal in the women’s high jump. – VNS

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