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Viên adds another swimming bronze to her collection

Update: November, 21/2016 - 09:00
Nguyễn Thị Ánh Viên adds two bronze medals at the Asian Swimming Championship’s women’s 200m individual medley in Tokyo, Japan. — VNS Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Nguyễn Thị Ánh Viên won two bronze medals at the Asian Swimming Championship which closed yesterday in Tokyo, Japan.

Viên came in third with a time of 2min 12.95sec in the women’s 200m individual medley.

Japanese Ohashi Yui took the gold medal with a time of 2:11.46, which is the championship’s new record. Her teammate Imai Runa claimed the silver medal with a time of 2:12.58.

Hours later she finished third in the 800m event, clocking 8:38.21.

Chinese swimmers Hou Yawen (8:26.49) and Dong Jie (8:35.21) bagged gold and silver, respectively.

In the previous two days, Viên earned a gold medal and set a record in the 400m IM and won a bronze medal in the 200m freestyle.

In other events yesterday, Lê Nguyễn Paul and Trần Duy Khôi finished No 5 and No 6 in the men’s 100m backstroke final.

As it was the final day of swimming, Viên’s achievements were also Việt Nam’s results at the Tokyo tournament. — VNS


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