Top swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien will compete in her third Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, next month.
When she won the Asian championship title in 2018, Truong Thi Kim Tuyen dreamed an Olympic dream.
Vietnam will send local students to attend regional and international Olympic competitions this year based on the situation of the Covid-19 pandemic.
It now seems almost certain that Tokyo 2020 will be postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the world, BBC Sport takes a closer look.
As it becomes the first country to pull out, Canada "urgently calls" for the games to be postponed.
IOC president Thomas Bach says "cancellation" and "postponement" was not mentioned in regards to Tokyo 2020 at Wednesday's board meeting.
Japan's Olympic minister says the Tokyo 2020 games could be postponed from the summer until later in the year amid fears over the coronavirus outbreak.
Vietnam will play powerhouse Australia in a two-leg playoff next month, with a berth in the Tokyo Olympic Games in the summer on the line.
Olympic organisers are "seriously concerned" about the spread of coronavirus and the impact it could have on the Tokyo Games.
Vietnam have respect for all their opponents and will do their utmost to attain the best possible result, said head coach Mai Duc Chung at a press conference held on Sunday.
Vietnamese taekwondo star Truong Thi Kim Tuyen has moved closer to securing a place in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after clinching two successive international gold medals in the women’s under-49kg category in recent days.