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Việt Nam third in continental Finswimming tourney

Update: December, 14/2017 - 07:00
Vietnamese and athletes of different countries pose for photos after finishing the 16th Asian Finswimming Championship which closed in China on Tuesday. — Photo baomoi.com
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam ranked third overall at the 16th Asian Finswimming Championship which closed in China on Tuesday.

On the last day of competition, Lưu Nguyễn Đức Tâm won the gold medal in the men’s 800m surface with a time of 6:25.31.

He overcame Shan Yongan of China and Yang Ping Hua of Chinese Taipei.

His teammates claimed two silvers in the women’s 800m surface by Trần Thị Trang Diễm, 800m surface and men’s team in the 4x100m surface.

The last medal was a bronze by Nguyễn Thành Lộc in the men’s 50m apnea event.

The Vietnamese brought home eight golds, four silvers and six bronzes. They also set a new Asia record in the men’s 200m surface with a time of 1min 21.39sec by Thành Lộc.

China bagged the top position and South Korea secured second place.

In the Asian Youth Finswimming Competition at the same venue, Việt Nam bagged six gold, seven silver and six bronze medals. — VNS

 

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