Canada Open: VN taekwondo athletes win gold medals

Update: October, 02/2017 - 20:00
Lê Trần Kim Uyên and Trần Hồ Duy selfie with their gold medal at the Canada Open. — Photo facebook Hồ Duy
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam brought home four gold medals from the Canada Open taekwondo tournament, which closed on Sunday in Montreal.

Lê Trần Kim Uyên and Trần Hồ Duy won a medal each and shared two double titles.

Uyên bagged the first medal in the junior female poomsae (performance) category, defeating Justina Yu who came second and Rose Lagran who was third, both from the host nation.

Uyên then won her second title when pairing with Duy to top the junior pair poomsae category.

Yu and Brian Lam came second and Yerim Jeong and Daniel Lee of the United States finished third. They also triumphed in the freestyle poomsae pair event.

Duy then grabbed a gold medal in the male U17 individual freestyle poomsae.

The Vietnamese athletes are the reigning world and Asia champions of their categories. — VNS