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Việt Nam third at first Asian petanque tourney

Update: December, 12/2017 - 08:30
Nguyễn Thị Thi grabs a bronze medal at the Asian Boules Sport Confederation Petanque Championship. — Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam finished third at the first Asian Boules Sport Confederation Petanque Championship in Thailand with two silvers and one bronze.

The Vietnamese team came second in the women’s triple event, losing to Thailand 1 in the final match yesterday – the last day of the tournament.

Thailand 2 and Malaysia shared the third position.

The Vietnamese squad also grabbed a bronze in the junior triple event.

On Sunday, Huỳnh Công Tâm earned a silver in the men’s shooting event. He lost 31-43 to Sarawut Sriboonpeng of the hosts.

His teammate Nguyễn Thị Thi claimed a bronze in women’s shooting. She was defeated 34-36 in the semifinals by No, 2 seed Phantipha Wongchuyej of Thailand.

Thailand topped the overall ranking with three golds, two silvers and one bronze. Cambodia came second with three gold and two bronze medals. — VNS

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