Lâm Quang Nhật wins men’s 800m freestyle at the Budapest Swimming Open in Hungary. — File Photo
Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Lâm Quang Nhật grabbed a gold medal at the Budapest Swimming Open’s men’s 800m freestyle event, with a time of 8min 10.99sec on Saturday in Hungary.
Apart from the title, Nhật set a new national record, beating the old time of 8:13.70 that he set at the Asian Age Groups Swimming Championships in 2015.
He received his third medal at the tournament. Earlier, he earned a silver medal and a Việt Nam record in the 1,500m freestyle, with a time of 15:30.43. On Thursday, he was awarded a silver in the 400m freestyle.
His teammate, Trần Duy Khôi competed in the men’s 200m IM, clocking 2:04.39, setting also a new national record. The old record was 2:03.69.
Khôi earlier took a silver in the 400m IM event.
The Vietnamese team concluded the tournament with two golds and four silvers. — VNS