HA NOI (VNS) — Viet Nam added a fourth gold medal after its petanque men's team won in the triple event at the Asian Beach Games in Thailand.
The team beat Malaysia, 13-9, in the final match. Thailand and Laos shared the bronze medal.
Earlier, the petanque women's team won the silver medal after losing to the hosts, 3-13.
In football, Viet Nam lost, 2-7, in their semi-final match yesterday. They will face the United Arab Emirates in the game for third place today while Japan will face Iran in the championship game.
In volleyball, the duo of Nguyen Van Thanh Thuyen and Vo Thanh Nhan beat the duo of Fernandes Xavier Gaudencio Duarte and Correia Adriano Da Ressureicao of East Timor, 21-16, 21-14, in a Pool C preliminary match.
Nguyen Trong Quoc and Nguyen Thanh Vinh came from behind to defeat Hammad Mohamed and Almohsen Sadiq of Bahrain, 19-21, 21-15, 15-12, in the Pool B match.
In the women's Pool C, Nguyen Thi Thanh Tram and Pham Le Tuyet Ngan won against Batuwangala Acharige Shanika and Kollure Appuhamilage Thakshila of Sri Lanka, 21-17, 21-10. — VNS