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Việt Nam wins two gold medals on last day, ranks fourth at ASG

Update: July, 20/2017 - 07:00
Two Vietnamese athletes compete in the boys’ singles final of the ASG. — Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese athletes pocketed two gold medals on the last day of the ASEAN School Games, ASG, yesterday in Singapore.

Nguyễn Anh Đức beat his teammate Lê Đình Đức 3-2 to take the title of the boys’ singles event. The duo then secured a silver medal in the boys’ doubles after losing 0-3 to Josh Chua Shao Han and Yu Zong Jun Gerald of the hosts.

Bùi Ngọc Lan and Vũ Hoài Thanh came second in the girls’ doubles. They were defeated 1-3 by Nanapat Kola and Thapanee Pormma of Thailand.

The second gold went to Nguyễn Đăng Khoa in the boys’ 1,500m freestyle. He finished with a time of 16min 7.06sec. It was his second title in ASG after the 400m IM on Sunday.

The swimming team also got a bronze medal with Lương Geremie Loic Nino winning the boys’ 50m backstroke.

Việt Nam rank fourth in the overall medal tally with a total of 20 gold medals. Thailand are on top with 29 followed by Indonesia with 25 and the host with 24 titles. — VNS

Vietnamese delegation finish fourth at the ASEAN School Games in Singapore on Wednesday. — VNS Photo Trần Ngọc Tiến

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