Vietnam won bronze at the K1 Premier League, Shanghai leg, which closed on Sunday.
|Vietnamese women team who win K1 Premier League -- Shanghai 2019 bronze medal on Sunday. VNS Photo|
The Vietnamese women’s kata (performance) team beat Iran 25-24 in the third place match.
The gold went to Japan who defeated China 26-24.
In the women’s kata individual, ASEAN champion Nguyen Thi Phuong worked hard but failed to advance to the second round.
In the kumite, Southeast Asian Games winner Ho Thi Thu Hien was defeated in the third round of the women’s U68kg pool.
Athletes will square up again for the Tokyo leg from September 6-8.