Hoàng Thị Duyên hopes to lift Olympic medal in Tokyo Games
Weightlifter Hoàng Thị Duyên is one of Việt Nam’s medal hopes at the Tokyo Olympics. The 2020 World Cup winner is expected to enter the top three in the women’s 59kg category. This would make her only the second ever woman, and first female weightlifter to win an Olympic medal for Việt Nam. The 25-year-old will also be the first Vietnamese ethnic minority woman with a medal if she succeeds.