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.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has said it will ramp up supervision for seven Vietnamese athletes, making them subject to random testing.
Olympic champion Hoàng Xuân Vinh and his teammate Trần Quốc Cường are training hard in South Korea.
Many of Việt Nam's top athletes were born in the Year of the Rat and a lot is expected of them this lunar year, with the Olympics and World Cup qualification on the horizon.
Weightlifters have brought the first gold medals home for Việt Nam in 2020 after winning 10 titles at the ongoing Roma 2020 Weightlifitng World Cup in Italy.
Following her gold medal at the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in the Philippines, weightlifter Vương Thị Huyền has set her sights on the Tokyo Olympics later this year.
Vietnamese athletes have had an outstanding 2019 at home and abroad. Việt Nam News looks at the top 10 events of the year.