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Athletes bring home golds

Update: June, 10/2019 - 07:27


Quách Thị Lan (centre) won two golds in the women's 400m at the Asian Grand Prix Series in China. — Photo


HÀ NỘI — The Vietnamese team yesterday arrived home after winning three golds from the Asian Athletics Association Grand Prix Series in Chongqing, China.

Quách Thị Lan pocketed two golds in the women’s 400m event, one each in different legs.

She finished first in the second leg event with a time of 52.26 seconds on Friday.

Mikhina Elina of Kazakhstan came second with 52.47 seconds and Ramanayaka Nadeesha from Sri Lanka was third, running 53.18 seconds.

In the first leg on June 4, she won with a result of 52.63 seconds.

Bùi Thị Thu Thảo earned the second gold for Việt Nam in the women’s long jump. She managed a 6.32m jump.

Gong Luying of China took silver while Yue Ya Xin of the hosts got a bronze.

In the first leg, Thảo achieved bronze.

The Vietnamese athletes also won bronze in the men’s high jump by Vũ Đức Anh, men’s 400m by Trần Đình Sơn and women’s 100m by Lê Tú Chinh. — VNS


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