SEA Games swimming champion Lâm Quang Nhật shocked many when he announced his retirement a few years ago. But perhaps the even greater surprise came when news emerged he was eyeing triathlon at the region’s largest sporting event.
Runner Nguyễn Tiến Hùng is very proud to be part of Việt Nam national duathlon (run-bike-run) team for the upcoming Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in the Philippines, where the event returns for the first time since Thailand 2007.
Nguyễn Huy Hoàng set three national records at the National Swimming Championships held at Phú Thọ swimming club in HCM City on October 8.
Quảng Bình representative Nguyễn Huy Hoàng defeated Southeast Asian Games winner Nguyễn Hữu Kim Sơn in the men’s 400m individual medley event at the National Swimming Championships in HCM City on Thursday.
The national swimming team will shoulder the responsibility of winning one-sixth of Việt Nam’s total target of 60 gold medals at the Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games).
A huge contingent of 681 Vietnamese athletes will compete in 32 of 38 sporting events at the upcoming SEA Games 29.
Nguyễn Hữu Kim Sơn set a new national arecord in the men’s 1,500m freestyle event while swimming in the FINA World Championships, which concluded in Hungary yesterday.