Chiếu, the top master in vovinam in the world since achieving the highest-level while belt dan for masters in 2015, reportedly died at his home in District 8, HCM City.
The Arab Vovinam (Vietnamese martial art) Federation was officially launched during a conference held by Arab countries’ Vovinam federations in Algeria over the weekend.
Vietnamese businessman Mai Hữu Tín has been voted the president of the World Vovinam Federation from 2017 to 2022.
Việt Nam will take part in the fifth World Vovinam Championship scheduled to be held in India on August 2-5.
The 29th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games will feature 38 sports and 405 events but it will not include vovinam (Việt Nam’s traditional martial art), according to a recent meeting of the hosts Malaysia and the SEA Games Federation (SEAGF).