The young ace from Long An finished in a time of 5:00.60, breaking the record of 5:01.45 set by Viên.
For swimmer Vũ Thị Sen, now 73, President Hồ Chí Minh was not only an idol, but her short meetings with him in her youth shaped her future.
Weightlifter Đỗ Tú Tùng has made up remarkable success at the age of 16. He is expected to be Việt Nam’s medal hope at the Olympic competition.
As the COVID-19 crisis changes lives across the world, things are much the same for Lai, who is isolated at the centre with many of his teammates.
After about 16 years in and around the sport, Thanh has made many ‘firsts’ and the national head coach is looking for more challenges.
Vietnamese archers brought home three golds, three silvers and two bronzes at the Bangkok 2020 Asia Cup, leg 1, which concluded in Thailand over the weekend.