Vietnamese athletes celebrate with their trophies at the Asian Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championships. Photo nld.com.vn
HÀ NỘI Vietnamese athletes won nine gold, eight silver and two bronze medals at the Asian Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championships 2019 which concluded in Batam, Indonesia, on Thursday.
During the final days of competition, Nguyễn Thị Kim Cương won gold in the women’s sport physique for athletes over 1.65m, while Nguyễn Văn Kiên triumphed in the men’s classical bodybuilding (1.60m).
Phạm Thị Phương Thảo took gold in the female bodybuilding over 30 year-old category.
The Vietnamese women also won gold in the team category.
The other medals went to Thảo again in the women's fitness (1.65m), Tôn Hoàng Khánh Lan in the women’s 55kg bodybuilding category, Nguyễn Bích Trâm in the women’s over 55kg and over 30 categories and Phạm Văn Phước in the men’s classical bodybuilding (1.60m).
The tournament, which began on September 27, attracted athletes from more than 30 countries.
Vietnamese athletes will next be competing at the National BodyBuilding Championship later this month in Khánh Hòa Province and the upcoming World Championships in South Korea next month. VNS