Update news swimming

Vietnamese swimmer Nguyen Huy Hoang has qualified for the upcoming International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Championships Budapest 2022 which is set to get underway in Hungary from June 18 to July 3.

VN swimmer breaks SEA Games record in 100m male frog

Vietnamese swimmer Pham Thanh Bao excellently won a gold medal and broke the SEA Games record in the men’s 100m breaststroke on May 14 evening.

Hopeful swimmer Anh Vien retires, not competes at SEA Games

Swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien who has won numerous medals at international competitions for Vietnam has decided to retire and not to take part in the 31st Southeast Asian games (SEA Games) in May.

Swimmer Hoang wins 'Best Athlete of 2021' award

In a year of highs and lows for Vietnamese sport, swimmer Nguyen Huy Hoang has been voted the best athlete of 2021, after a highly-contested vote by sports journalists around the country. 

Vietnamese swimmer ends journey at Olympic Tokyo 2020

Vietnamese swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien finished last in the women’s 800m freestyle at the ongoing Olympic Tokyo 2020 on July 29, ending her journey at the event.

Swimmer Tung aims to shine at Paralympics

Swimmer Vo Thanh Tung, 35, has been one of Vietnam's top disabled athletes for the last 10 years, and he has no plans to slow down.

Fifteen-year-old swimmer Van makes a splash

Last year was a nightmare for many athletes around the world but not swimmer Pham Thi Van who set a milestone in her career.

Teacher works to stamp out child drownings

After seeing parents grieving their drowned children, a physical education teacher of the northern province of Thanh Hoa decided to build a swimming pool and teach students how to swim for free.

Swimmer Anh Vien to be honoured at 2019 SEA Games closing ceremony

Vietnamese decorated swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien will be honoured at the closing ceremony of the 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games scheduled in New Clark City, the Philippines on December 11.


SEA Games 30: Wrestlers bring home three more gold medals

Vietnamese wrestlers made fans back home proud for nabbing three gold medals at the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 30) on December 10.

Nguyen going for gold at SEA Games

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.

Bloomberg Philanthropies, MoLISA co-operate in teaching kids water safety skills

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs have teamed up with Bloomberg Philanthropies to carry out a project that focuses on preventing drowning among 8,200 children in Vietnam's eight provinces and cities.


Asian Para Games: Vietnam wins two more golds in powerlifting, swimming

 The shining performances of swimmer Vo Thanh Tung and powerlifter Dang Thi Linh Phuong helped bring home two more gold medals for Vietnam at the ongoing 2018 Asian Para Games in Indonesia (INAPG 2018) on October 8.

Swimming to become compulsory at school? Education Ministry says yes, parents no

While the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has said that adding swimming to the official curricula is necessary, parents are protesting the plan, saying that this would burden students.

Education Ministry considers teaching swimming at school

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam has the highest number of child drowning cases with thousands of deaths every year. 

Young swimmer grabs five more golds in the pool

 Nguyen Diep Phuong Tram continued to shine on day two of the National Age Groups Swimming Tournament in HCM City yesterday after winning five more gold medals and breaking a national record.

Age Group Swimming Championship wraps up

 The 39th Southeast Asian Age Group Swimming Championship concluded in the central coastal city of Da Nang on December 6.

Southeast Asian swimmers to splash in Da Nang event

 Regional swimmers will compete in the Southeast Asia Age-Groups Swimming Championships at Da Nang Swimming Club from December 4 to 6.

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 HCM City overpowers opposition at swimming championships; Teenager Tien progresses into national quarter-finals; Victory for Da Nang gives them place in last eight; VTV Women’s Volleyball Cup opens in Bac Ninh