Vietnam win five golds at Asian Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Champs
Vietnam won five gold medals at the ongoing Asian Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championships 2019 held in Batam, Indonesia.
|Vietnamese athletes celebrate winning gold medals at the ongoing Asian Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championships. — Photo nld.com.vn|
Pham Thi Phuong Thao brought home the gold medal in the women's fitness at 1.65m.
Thao won two gold medals at last year’s World Championship.
2018 world gold medallist Ton Hoang Khanh Lan bagged a gold medal in the women’s 55kg bodybuilding category.
Meanwhile, Nguyen Bich Tram took two gold medals in the women’s over 55kg and in the category for female bodybuilder over 30 years old.
Tram was a Muay Thai boxer who retired six years ago and began training to become a bodybuilder.
Vietnam’s fifth gold medal belonged to 2018 world gold medallist Pham Van Phuoc. He continued to prove his strength in the men’s classical bodybuilding at 1.60m.
The tournament, which has attracted athletes from more than 30 countries, will end on October 3.