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Vietnamese athletes completed their journey at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games with various lessons for their future competitions. The following are some highlights in the team's performance in the world's largest sporting event.

Vietnam's Olympics performance to be reviewed, experts call for bigger investment

Under heavy rain, Quach Thi Lan tried her best but could not reach the final of the women's 400m hurdles at the Tokyo Olympics.

Vietnamese athletes conclude journey at Tokyo Olympics

Vietnamese athletes competing at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games will fly back home on August 4, wrapping up their journey at the global sporting event.

Runner Quach Thi Lan ends Olympic journey

Quach Thi Lan, the last Vietnamese athlete still in the Olympics, ended her journey in Tokyo after finishing 6th out of eight runners in the 400m hurdles first semi-final on August 2.

Vietnamese runner advances to semi-final of women’s 400m hurdles at Tokyo Olympics

Runner Quach Thi Lan has qualified for the semi-final of the women’s 400m hurdles at the ongoing 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

Rowing athletes set Vietnam's best result in Tokyo

Rowing pair Luong Thi Thao and Dinh Thi Hao have achieved Vietnam's best result at an Olympics after their performance on Thursday in Tokyo.

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.

Thuy Linh sets new record for Vietnamese badminton at Olympics

Local badminton player Nguyen Thuy Linh has become the first female Vietnamese athlete to win two matches in her sport at the Olympic Games.

Vietnamese badminton player earns second victory at Tokyo Olympics

Vietnamese badminton player Nguyen Thuy Linh obtained her second victory at the ongoing 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games on July 28.

Vietnam at Tokyo Olympics: Thuy Linh and Anh Vien bag no medals

Badminton player Nguyen Thuy Linh lost to Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu-ying and swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien was eliminated from the women’s 200m freestyle event on July 26, the third official day of Tokyo Olympics.

Olympic Tokyo 2020: weightlifter Thach Kim Tuan’s medal hope fades

Thach Kim Tuan, Vietnam’s medal hope in men’s weightlifting event at Olympic Tokyo 2020, has failed to perform at his best on July 25.

Vietnamese rowers miss out on medal group

Vietnamese rowing duo Dinh Thi Hao and Luong Thi Thao finished fifth in the Tokyo 2020 women's pair repechage of the lightweight double sculls at the Sea Forest Waterway in Tokyo, Japan on Sunday morning.


Linh, Tuyen have first wins for Vietnam at Olympics

Vietnam’s Olympic Team has made a brilliant start at the Tokyo Games, pocketing two wins in badminton and taekwondo this morning, the first official day of competition.

Vietnamese marksman fails to defend title in men’s 10m air pistol at Olympics

Vietnamese marksman Hoang Xuan Vinh has failed to defend his title in the men's 10m air pistol at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Athletes Lan and Hoang flying the flag for the nation at Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony

Leading the Vietnamese contingent, athletes Quach Thi Lan and Nguyen Huy Hoang, proudly carried the national flag aloft during the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics on July 23 night.

Vietnamese supporters able to watch Tokyo Olympics 2020 for free

National Vietnam Television (VTV) have won the rights to broadcast the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in Vietnam, with the event scheduled to run from July 23 to August 8 in Japan.

Hanoi women's boxing hopeful in the spotlight as Olympics draw closer

Boxing coach Nguyen Nhu Cuong is very happy that his dream of having Hanoi female boxers win places in the Olympics has come true.

Runner Lan, swimmer Hoang to fly the flag for Vietnam at Tokyo Games

For the first time in Olympic history, national flags will be carried by two athletes at the Games, and runner Quach Thi Lan and swimmer Nguyen Huy Hoang have the honour of carrying the Vietnamese flag at the Tokyo Games’ opening ceremony.

Duyen chosen as Vietnam's female weightlifter at Olympics

Hoang Thi Duyen has been chosen as Vietnam's female weightlifter for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics.

Another Vietnamese boxer secures Tokyo Olympics slot

Vietnamese boxer Nguyen Thi Tam has become the country’s latest Olympian to qualify for the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics in the women’s under 51kg category, taking the total number of Vietnamese participants in the global competition up to 18.