Vietnamese fencer Vũ Văn Hùng brought home a silver medal in the men’s individual sabre category from the Asian U23 Fencing Championship, which opened in Hà Nội on October 26.
Nguyễn Thị Ánh Viên won the first gold medal and set a new record at the Malaysian 29th Southeast Asian Games yesterday.
The last Vietnamese fencer Vũ Thành An exited the Rio Olympics yesterday after registering one win and one loss in the men’s sabre event.
Olympian winner Hoàng Xuân Vinh will hunt for his second gold medal, this time in the men’s 50m pistol event tonight in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Olympic qualifier Vũ Thành An will participate in the Senior World Cup in the men’s sabre individual and team events in Madrid, Spain, on May 13-15.
“Sabre queen” Nguyễn Thị Lệ Dung won a ticket to the Rio Olympics yesterday after her victory against Taiwanese fencer Tiffany Dell’Aquila in the sabre final of the Asia-Pacific zone qualification.
Việt Nam pocketed two Olympic slots in fencing during Asia-Pacific zonal qualification matches in China yesterday.