HANOI (VNS) — Vietnamese gymnast Phan Thi Ha Thanh has won a berth in the final match of the women's vault event at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in China.
Thanh, who won a bronze medal at last week's Asian Games, scored 14,800 points to rank sixth among 28 athletes.
She will compete against her toughest rival, Hong Uh Jong of North Korea, in the final match on Saturday. Hong won the gold medal at last week's Asian Games. Thanh also took part in the beam and all-round events but failed to advance to the finals. — VNS