Vietnamese fans welcome athletes home

Update: December, 11/2019 - 20:50

The men's football team arrive at Nội Bài International Airport. VNA/VNS Photo Thành Đạt

HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese fans flocked to Nội Bài International Airport in Hà Nội this evening to welcome home their heroes from the Southeast Asian Games in the Philippines.

Coach Park Hang-seo. Photo

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines used a "super aircraft" Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner to carry the team.

The male football players prepare to get on buses to central Hà Nội. VNA/VNS Photo Thành Đạt

Among the athletes on their way home were the men's U22 football team and the women’s football team, who won two golds for Việt Nam.

Fans wave to their heroes. Photo

Việt Nam finished the competition in second place in the medal tally with 98 gold, 85 silver, and 105 bronze medals.

The mother of midfielder Nguyễn Quang Hải welcomes her son at Nội Bài International Airport. VNA/VNS Photo Minh Quyết

Following a successful campaign, the nation finished with six more gold medals than Thailand in third. As the event’s host nation, the Philippines topped the list with a haul of 149 gold medals. — VNS

Vietnamese fans are very proud of Việt Nam’s results at the SEA Games. VNA/VNS Photo Minh Quyết

Fans welcome team Việt Nam home at Nội Bài International Airport in Hà Nội.  VNA/VNS Photo Minh Quyết