|: Ma Xuan Cuong bagged a bronze medal at the seventh Asian Three-Cushion Championship in South Korea yesterday. — Photo kozoom.com
HA NOI (VNS) — Ma Xuan Cuong bagged a bronze medal at the seventh Asian Three-Cushion Championship, which ended in South Korea yesterday.
Cuong lost to Chi-Yeon Cho of the host country 35-40 in the semi-finals.
The title went to star player Haeng Jik Kim, 23, of South Korea, who beat all well-known players from South Korea, Viet Nam and Japan.
Kim took his first major championship as a senior after winning four junior world titles. In the final, he defeated compatriot Cho 40-29.
Eleven Vietnamese players took part in the tournament, which also serves as a qualification tournament for the 2015 Three-Cushion World Cup, slated to take place in HCM City later this year. — VNS