Vietnamese athletes celebrate winning gold medals at the ongoing Asian Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championships. — Photo nld.com.vn
HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam won five gold medals at the ongoing Asian Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championships 2019 held in Batam, Indonesia.
Phạm Thị Phương Thảo brought home the gold medal in the women's fitness at 1.65m.
Thảo won two gold medals at last year’s World Championship.
2018 world gold medallist Tôn Hoàng Khánh Lan bagged a gold medal in the women’s 55kg bodybuilding category.
Meanwhile, Nguyễn Bích Trâm took two gold medals in the women’s over 55kg and in the category for female bodybuilder over 30 years old.
Trâm was a Muay Thai boxer who retired six years ago and began training to become a bodybuilder.
Việt Nam’s fifth gold medal belonged to 2018 world gold medallist Phạm Văn Phước. He continued to prove his strength in the men’s classical bodybuilding at 1.60m.
The tournament, which has attracted athletes from more than 30 countries, will end on October 3. — VNS