As well as being the only athlete of the 158 candidates up for election in the city, she is the youngest and most inexperienced candidate.
The Việt Nam Athletics Federation has nominated athlete Quách Thị Lan to compete in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics through a wildcard entry.
Swimmer Võ Thanh Tùng, 35, has been one of Việt Nam's top disabled athletes for the last 10 years, and he has no plans to slow down.
Hoàng Thị Duyên won the first medal of the year for Việt Nam in 2021 when she finished third at the Asian Weightlifting Championship in Tashkent,Uzbekistan, on Monday.
The event is expected to lure top national athletes such as SEA Games champion Lê Tú Chinh, Khuất Phương Anh, Phan Văn Hoàng, Nguyễn Thị Ngọc, and Lê Ngọc Phúc.
Karate fighter Nguyễn Thị Ngoan won her fight against depression and stress to return to national team. She will vie for a gold medal at the coming SEA Games on hometurf
The 23-year-old aims to take a gold medal in the region's biggest sporting event after only gaining silver medals in the Games held in the Philippines in 2019 and Malaysia in 2017 in the women’s 800m.
Trần Đình Sơn expects to shine in both men's 400m individual and team events at the 31st SEA Games on home turf