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Ly second best in wushu world

Update: October, 03/2017 - 07:00
Trần Thị Khánh Ly on the world podium with her taijiquan silver. — Photo TV screen shot
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Trần Thị Khánh Ly won her second silver medal at the World Wushu Championships in Kazan, Russia, on Sunday.

The Vietnamese martial artist came second in the women’s taijiquan (tai chi) event with 9.64 points.

Ly was behind Lindswell of Indonesia who scored 9.67 points.

Lindswell also defeated Ly in the same event at the Southeast Asian Games in August in Malaysia.

The bronze went to Saito Shiho of Japan who bagged 9.62 points.

Trần Thị Minh Huyền, another Vietnamese participating in this event, placed sixth with 9.57 points.

On Saturday, Ly won her first silver in taijijian (tai chi sword form).

Her teammate Phạm Quốc Khánh secured a bronze in the men’s nanquan (southern boxing style) category, earning 9.66 points.

Li Jianming of China bagged a gold with a 9.72-point performance. Macao representative Huang Jun Hua, the winner at the previous championship in 2015, claimed the silver with 9.67 points.

Cao Khắc Đạt of Việt Nam was No 18 with 9.44 points.

In the other class, Nguyễn Thục Anh ranked fourth in the women’s nangun (southern staff) with 9.23 points.

Việt Nam have won one gold, two silvers and one bronze at the Kazan tournament. — VNS



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