Viên wins silver at Military World Games in China

Update: October, 21/2019 - 07:06

Swimmer Nguyễn Thị Ánh Viên (left) at the  Military World Games. — Photo

HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese female swimmer Nguyễn Thị Ánh Viên took silver medal at the CISM (International Military Sports Council) World Games 2019 in Wuhan, China on Saturday.

Viên of the Military team finished second in the women’s 400m medley with a time of 4:44.62. Fantine Lesaffre of France took the gold medal with a time of 4:37.91, while Yang Chang of China bagged bronze with a time of 4:46.77.

Viên will continue to take part in the 200m, 800m freestyle, 100m backstroke and 200m medley.

She is now a stranger to medals this competition. In 2015, Viên took one gold in the women’s 200m medley, one silver in the 800m freestyle and one bronze in the 200m backstroke.

Việt Nam sent 32 players to compete in the Games in athletics, gymnastics, shooting, wrestling, boxing, tennis and swimming.

The tournament, which is one of the largest multidisciplinary organisations in the world, will conclude on October 27.—VNS