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Disabled swimmers earn more five golds at ASEAN Para Games

Vietnamese swimmers earned five more gold medals at the ongoing ASEAN Para Games 2022 in Indonesia on Tuesday.
Vo Huynh Anh Khoa (middle) celebrates his gold medal at the ASEAN Para Games. VNA/VNS Photo

Vietnamese swimmers earned five gold medals at the ASEAN Para Games (APG) 2022 in Indonesia on Tuesday.

Danh Hoa won two golds in the men’s 200m freestyle S4 with a time of 4:11.12 and 50m breast-stroke SB3 after clocking a time of 56.81secs.

Meanwhile, Do Thanh Hai also surpassed all competitors in the men’s 50m breast-stroke race in the SB5 category to reach the finish line after 42.40secs.

In the men’s 100m backstroke S7 category, Nguyen Hoang Nha took the gold medal with a time of 1:19.01, while Vo Huynh Anh Khoa triumphed in the men’s 100m backstroke S8 with a time of 1:16.08.

It was Khoa’s second gold at the regional biggest sports event after his first gold earned on Monday in the men’s 400m freestyle S8 event.

The Vietnamese swimming team have won 11 golds, four silvers and five bronzes, approaching the target of 13 gold medals set for the tournament.

Notably, Le Thi Dung set a new Games record and took the gold medal with a time of 5:59.87, breaking the old record of 7:24.10.

Vietnam is now temporarily in third place on the medal tally with 15 golds, 15 silvers and seven bronzes. Indonesia tops the rankings with 28 golds, 20 silvers and 11 bronzes, while Thailand is second with 17 golds, 20 silvers and 10 bronzes. 

Source: Vietnam News


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