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Việt Nam win first golds at ASEAN University Games

Update: December, 14/2018 - 09:00
Bùi Văn Đông jumps to win gold at the 19th ASEAN University Games. — Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese athletes won two gold medals at the ongoing 19th ASEAN University Games in Myanmar.

All the titles were in track-and-field events held yesterday.                

Runner Phạm Thị Huệ won the women’s 10,000m in a time of 39min 15.20sec, leaving her nearest rival Yin Nyein Aye of the hosts far behind.

Runner Phạm Thị Huệ takes the first gold medal for Việt Nam at the 19th ASEAN University Games

Her teammate Bùi Văn Đông succeeded in the men’s long jump event with a result of 7.80m. His runner-up Luqman Hakim of Malaysia jumped 18cm less than Đông.

Athletes will continue competing in the women’s 400m in athletics and other events like golf, table tennis, karate and vovinam.

The University Games started on December 10 and will end on December 19. — VNS


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