|The Việt Nam team takes part in the 2017 Asia Wrestling Championships, which took place on May 10-14 in New Delhi, India. Đào Thị Hương wins a bronze medal. — Photo vov.vn
HÀ NỘI — Đào Thị Hương won a bronze medal at the 2017 Asia Wrestling Championships, which took place on May 10-14 in New Delhi, India.
The Vietnamese wrestler defeated her Uzbekistani rival 7-0 in the final of the women’s 58kg freestyle category.
Previously, on May 12, four other female Vietnamese athletes failed to win any medal in the women’s 48 kg, 53kg, 55kg and 60 kg categories. This year’s event saw the participation of athletes from several Asian countries and territories, including Japan, China, Uzbekistan and India.
According to Nguyễn Thế Long, head of the wrestling department of the Việt Nam Sports Administration, the event is a preparation for the 2018 Asian Games, which will be held in Indonesia. — VNS