|Hanoian women boxers celebrate their victory at the National Boxing Championships that ended in HCM City. — Photo hanoimoi.com.vn
HA NOI (VNS) — The Ha Noi women's team gave an outstanding performance at the National Boxing Championships that ended in HCM City.
The team brought home three gold, two silver and two bronze medals and led the medal table. The Military team came second with two gold, one silver and two bronze medals. The hosts HCM City finished third with two gold medals.
Hanoian Ha Thi Linh won the gold medal in the women's 64kg category. Linh had won the gold in this division at the Southeast Asian Games in 2013 in Myanmar. Linh's teammates Ngo Thi Chung and Ca Thi Huyen bagged gold medals in the women's 75kg and above 81kg categories, respectively.
The achievements at the national event are a driving force for Hanoian women boxers in their bid to qualify for the 2016 Olympics in Brazil.
On the men's side, the Military team topped the medal tally with four gold and two silver medals and a bronze medal. The People's Police came second with two gold, one silver and two bronze medals. Da Nang and Nghe An shared the third place with one gold, one silver and one bronze medal.
The tournament attracted 209 boxers from across the country, including 118 women. There were 11 categories each for the male and female competitors. — VNS
Cap: Hanoian women boxers celebrate their victory at the National Boxing Championships that ended in HCM City. Photo hanoimoi.com.vn