|Nguyễn Trần San San (centre) on the top podium for the junior women's 400m surface event at the 6th Asian Juniors Finswimming Competition on November 25 in Phuket, Thailand. — Photo of VASA
HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam won three gold medals in the first day of competition at the Asian Finswimming Championship and 6th Asian Juniors Finswimming Competition on November 25 in Phuket, Thailand.
Phạm Thành Đại won twice in his first continental tournament.
He finished first in the boys' 100m surface category in a time of 38.04sec.
He was followed by South Korean Pae Jayu and Vietnamese Đặng Quốc Phú.
Later, Đại topped the podium of the boys' 400m surface. He finished in a time of 3:09.93.
Phú came second for silver and Sari Alharazneh of Jordan was third for bronze.
The third gold for Việt Nam went to Nguyễn Trần San San in the junior women's 400m surface in 3:30.22.
Lim Ji-won of South Korea and Nguyễn Anh Tú of Việt Nam were second and third, respectively.
The Vietnamese finswimmers also pocketed four silvers and three bronzes in other categories of both individual and team events.
More than 230 athletes from 15 nations will compete at the tournament which will wrap up on November 29. — VNS