Taekwondo athletes bring medals home from Italy

Vietnam won a gold, silver and bronze medal at the Roma 2019 World Taekwondo Grand Prix which closed in Italy on Sunday.

Taekwondo athletes bring medals home from Italy
Vietnam's taekwondo team pose after finishing the Roma 2019 World Taekwondo Grand Prix. — VNS Photo Nguyen Thanh Huy

The gold went to the poomsae (performance) team of Chau Tuyet Van, Nguyen Thi Le Kim, Nguyen Thien Phung, Le Thanh Trung and Hua Van Huy in the freestyle mixed team over-17.

Nguyen Dinh Khoi then took silver in the men’s individual free style over-17. He was second behind Lin Yu-han of Chinese Taipei, while Jeordan Dominguez of the Philippines was third.

 

Truong Thi Kim Tuyen secured the only bronze in the kyorugi (combat) event. She shared third place in the women’s U49kg category with Japan's Miyu Yamada after they both lost in the semi-finals.

The winner was Elizaveta Ryadninskaya of Russia while Sim Jae-young of South Korea claimed silver.

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