Phạm Thị Tố Nguyên (middle) celebrates with her national flag following winning gold medal at the Shuttlecock World Championships 2019 in France. — Photo nhandan.com.vn
HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam have claimed three gold medals at the ongoing Shuttlecock World Championships 2019 in France.
On Thursday, Trần Ngọc Hải and Trịnh Thị Nga defeated the duo of China’s Hong Kong 21-17, 21-19 to take the gold medal in the mixed doubles.
Earlier, Hồ Phước Sang from the Mekong Delta province of Đồng Tháp easily beat his Chinese rival 2-0 in the men’s singles to reclaim the title which he won at the world championship held in Hong Kong two years ago.
While on the women’s side, Phạm Thị Tố Nguyên also easily defeated her Chinese rival 2-0 to defend her title which she won in Hong Kong.
Vietnamese players will continue competing in the men’s and women’s doubles categories.
The tournament, which has attracted 15 teams, all members of the International Shuttlecock Federation, will finish on Saturday. — VNS