Vietnam will send a total of 856 members to attend the SEA Games 30, which will be taking place from November 30 to December 11 in the Philippines.
Of the total, 28 will be officials, 22 will be made up of doctors, whilst the remaining 803 will consist of experts, coaches, and participating athletes.
The country’s athletes will be competing in 43 out of the 56 events set to take place at the biennial games.
These events include track and field, swimming, shooting, gymnastics, weightlifting, taekwondo, archery, judo, cycling, boxing, karate, wushu, wrestling, pencak silat, petanque, football, volleyball, table tennis, tennis, sepak takraw, billiards, badminton, chess, rowing, canoeing, aerobics, diving, artistic gymnastics, handball, golf, jujitsu, muay, arnis, kurash, dance sport, kick-boxing, bowling, sambo, basketball, eSports, skateboarding, and the triathlon, which consists of swimming, cycling, and running.
The Vietnamese delegation is aiming to win between 70 and 72 gold medals, with a number of Olympic sports such as track and field, shooting, swimming, artistic gymnastics, chess, rowing, fencing, and wrestling being high up the team’s list of priorities going into the games. VOV
Mai Duc Chung, the head coach of Vietnam’s women’s national football team, has revealed the official list of 20 female players who will make up the squad for the upcoming SEA Games 30 in the Philippines.
Born in the US to Vietnamese parents, Nguyễn competed for the national swimming team at the SEA Games in Malaysia two years ago for the first time and grabbed four bronze medals.