Philippines, hosts of the 30th Southeast Asian Games, have added six events in the competition list after coming under heavy pressure from participating countries and the Asian Athletics Association (AAA).
The Philippines will not hold several key track-and-field events at the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games next year, a decision that will likely affect Việt Nam’s achievement level in the games as one of the leading athletics teams in the region.
Việt Nam triumphed at the Asian Open Youth Xiangqi (Chinese Chess) Championship – Việt Nam 2018, which concluded in the southern province of Quảng Ninh on Thursday.
The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) chose the following as the 10 most notable events of 2017
Việt Nam News looks at the most 10 outstanding events of the year.
Việt Nam ranked third in the medal tally at the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games which concluded in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia yesterday.
Hà Thị Nguyên pocketed a gold medal for Việt Nam in the women’s taekwondo 62kg category in the Malaysian Southeast Asian Games yesterday.
Việt Nam topped the World Vovinam (a Vietnamese martial art form) Championships, which concluded in New Delhi, India, on August 5.
Việt Nam bagged 17 gold medals at the Asian Youth, Junior Men’s and Women’s Weightlifting Championships, which is ongoing in Tokyo, Japan.