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VN bring home four Asian weightlifting titles

Update: July, 28/2017 - 07:00
Nguyễn Thị Vân of Việt Nam (first, on podium) poses with other athletes and officials at the Asian Men’s and Women’s Junior and Youth Weightlifting Championship in Nepal. — Photo of organisers
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam wrapped up the Asian Men’s and Women’s Junior and Youth Weightlifting Championship with four golds, nine silvers and 12 bronze medals yesterday in Kathmandu, Nepal.

In the last day of competition, Nguyễn Thị Vân secured three silvers in the women’s junior 69kg. She lifted 90kg in the snatch, 114kg in the clean and kerk and 204kg in total.

Nguyễn Quang Trường took a bronze in the men’s junior 69kg (134kg in snatch) and Nguyễn Văn Hiếu was third in the men’s youth 69kg (151kg in clean and jerk).

The tournament will close today, and the participants will leave tomorrow. — VNS

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