The delegation of Vietnamese athletes at the 30th Southeast Asian Games secured an additional four gold medals on December 9, the ninth day of competition, to increase the team’s total number of gold medals to 70.
Vietnamese boxer Vo Thi Tam secured a gold medal in the women’s fly 51kg event after defeating Irish Magno of the host nation, the Philippines, 4-1 on points in the final bout of the event. The win represents Vietnam’s fourth gold medal on December 9.
Vuong Hoai An, Nguyen Che Thanh, and Nguyen Viet Anh secure a gold medal in the mixed trio category in the gymnastics-aerobic event after scoring 22.050 points.
The win is the third gold medal that gymnasts representing the nation have won today.
The trio all put on an excellent performance during the competition.
Earlier Phan The Gia Hien and Bui Minh Phuong had finished first in the mixed pair category in the gymnastics-aerobic event after scoring 20.900 points.
The pair help to secure the second gold medal for the Vietnamese sport delegation.
The morning of December 9 sees talented Vietnamese gymnast Tran Ngoc Thuy Vi win a gold medal in the women’s individual category in the gymnastics-aerobic event.
Thuy Vi’s gold comes after the she successfully scored 21.2 points to finish first in the women’s individual category during the gymnastics-aerobic event. The talented gymnast claims gold after finishing above the representatives from Thailand, the Philippines, and Indonesia, who each finished on 20.325, 18.799, and 18.550 points, respectively.