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Việt Nam triumph at regional fencing champs

Update: September, 07/2016 - 15:45
Vietnamese sabre team on the top podium. — VNS Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam topped the Southeast Asian Fencing Federation Championships, which closed in Singapore on September 6.

The Vietnamese athletes won five gold, six silver and seven bronze medals during the four-day competition.

Singapore came second and the Philippines were third.

The Vietnamese pocketed a gold in the men’s sabre team event on the last day.

With this result, Việt Nam is king of sabre in the region, earlier winning all the top three positions in the individual category.

Singapore Team A came second. Thailand and the Philippines followed, respectively.

Việt Nam women’s epee team bagged a silver after losing to the Philippines in the final match.

Singapore Team A and B shared third place.

In the men’s foil team, the Philippines triumphed again. Singapore Team A were second, while Việt Nam and Malaysia grabbed bronze medals. — VNS

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