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Tran Van Nguyen stands only 1.27m and has short arms and legs. But he has dominated the top podiums of many competitions.

Vietnamese delegation to 11th ASEAN Para Games named

Vietnam will send a contingent of 122 athletes to the 11th ASEAN Para Games in Surakarta, Indonesia, later this month.

Vietnamese sports: Overcoming challenges towards the future

Going through a 2020 full of upheavals, the biggest success of Vietnamese sports was to sail through the obstacles caused by the COVID-19 pandemic to successfully organise and complete the majority of events, tournaments and plans.

Vietnam presses ahead with preparation for SEA Games 31

The Vietnam Sports Administration (VSA) is pressing ahead with preparations for the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) and the 11th ASEAN Para Games to be hosted by Vietnam in 2021.

Official sports of SEA Games 31, Para Games 11 to be announced in July

The host Vietnam will hold an online conference with regional countries on July 21-22 to announce the list of sports at te 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) and 11th Southeast Asian Para Games (Para Games 11), which are scheduled for 2021.

Budgets for SEA Games and ParaGames cut due to coronavirus

The coronavirus has impacted sports this year and now 2021 events are starting to feel the pinch, including the 31st Southeast Asian Games and the 11th ParaGames in Vietnam.

Vietnam to host SEA Games 31 in 2021

Vietnam will host the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31), followed by the 11th ASEAN Para Games (Para Games 11) in 2021, as announced by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on November 14.

Tung wins ParaGames, Hai claims title hattrick

 VietNamNet Bridge – Swimmer Vo Thanh Tung won a double title yesterday at the Malaysian ninth ParaGames in Kuala Lumpur.

Minh secures ParaGames’ gold hattrick

Nguyen Hoang Minh completed a hat-trick at the ASEAN Para Games after winning his third gold medal in the men’s T12/13 1,500m yesterday in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Double for sprinter Minh, powerlifters set records

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Hoang Minh clinched a double in men’s athletics at the ninth ParaGames in Malaysia yesterday.

Laznicka takes lead at chess tourney

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viktor Laznicka took the lead at the ongoing HDBank Cup International Open Chess - Masters tournament in HCM City.

Vietnamese swimmers eye Paralympic entry

The four-member Vietnamese swimming team with disabilities is ready for the 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland, from July 13-19.

Tung wins fifth Asian Para gold

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese swimmer Vo Thanh Tung won his fifth straight gold medal in the ongoing Para Games in Incheon, South Korea yesterday, putting him in the running for the best athlete award.

Javelin throwers break world records at Para Games

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese javelin thrower Nguyen Thi Hai broke the world record at the ongoing seventh ASEAN Para-Games in Myanmar on January 19, bringing home an additional gold.

Sports Headlines January 7

 Swimmer Quynh to train using American system; Unseeded Minh to attend Malaysian Open; Athletes to compete in Myanmar Para Games;

Vietnam tennis star makes top 100 on junior world ranking

 Vietnam tennis prodigy Ly Hoang Nam rose 47 spots to 95th place with 331 points on the latest junior world ranking, published by the International Tennis Federation on October 28.

Athletes with disabilities to compete at Para Games

 VietNamNet Bridge – The National Para Games will be organised next week in the capital city.