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Thảo wins bronze medal at Asian athletics event

Update: February, 02/2018 - 16:30
Bùi Thị Thu Thảo (third, right). — Photo AAA
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Bùi Thị Thu Thảo brought home a bronze medal at the eighth Asian Indoor Athletics Championship, which opened at the Aftab-e Enqhelab Stadium in Tehran, Iran, on February 1.

Thảo finished third in the women’s triple jump with 13.22m.

Besides Thảo, Nguyễn Thị Oanh also brought home a bronze medal in the women’s 3,000m category, with a time of 9 min 48.48 sec.

Oanh won two gold medals at the SEA Games last year in the 5,000m and 1,500m.

Việt Nam sent three athletes to compete in the event, which continues until February 3. — VNS

 

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