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Vinh wants Olympic medal in doping comeback

Trinh Van Vinh will represent Vietnam at the Paris Olympics this summer.

Vietnam books sixth spot at Paris 2024 Olympics

Vietnamese weightlifter Trinh Van Vinh clinched a coveted spot at the Paris 2024 Olympics with a dominant performance at the ongoing 2024 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Cup in Thailand.

Vietnamese weightlifter wins International Weightlifting Federation World Cup

Lai Gia Thanh won the first title for Vietnam at the International Weightlifting Federation World Cup on April 1 in Phuket, Thailand.

Vietnamese wins bronze medal at 2024 Asian Weightlifting Championship

Weightlifter Trinh Van Vinh of Vietnam won a bronze in the men's 61kg category at the 2024 Asian Weightlifting Championship on February 4 in Uzbekistan, helping him earn more points for his Olympic place.

Vietnam win nine golds at Asian weightlifting champship

Vietnam earned nine gold medals from the Asian Weightlifting Championship which is ongoing in Manama, Bahrain.

Weightlifter's Olympic medal arrives 9 years late

Tran Le Quoc Toan was the only Vietnamese athlete to bag a medal at the London Games in 2012.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Hoang Thi Duyen unable to bring home medal

Female weightlifter Hoang Thi Duyen was not able to win a medal in the women's weightlifting competition under 59 kg in the competition on July 27 at the Olympic Tokyo 2020.

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.

One Olympic weightlifting slot striped due to doping

Vietnam’s weightlifting team has lost one of its three berths at the coming Olympics due to previous doping violations.

Weightlifter Duyen dreams of competing at Tokyo Olympics

At the Hanoi-based National Sports Training Centre, weightlifter Hoang Thi Duyen is training hard to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics next year.

Weightlifting: Georgian lifts gold as Iran cry foul

 Security forces were called to the Olympic weightlifting arena on Tuesday after Iranian coaches reacted furiously when Georgia's Lasha Talakhadze beat Behdad 'Salimi' Salimikordasiabi with a world record tally in the men's super-heavyweights.

Vietnamese athlete breaks Asian record at Para Games

 Vietnamese weightlifter Nguyen Binh An set a new Asian record of 179kg for the men’s 54kg category at the ongoing second Asian Para Games in Incheon, the Republic of Korea, on October 20, securing the 4th gold medal for the Vietnamese team.

Vietnam eyes weightlifting gold medal at 17th Asiad

 Thach Kim Tuan is Vietnam's top hope for the men's 56kg category at the upcoming 17th Asian Games in the Republic of Korea, following an impressive performance at the recent Junior World Weightlifting Championships in Russia.

Tuan to carry Vietnam gold medal hopes

VietNamNet Bridge – Thach Kim Tuan is Viet Nam's top hope for the men's 56kg category at the upcoming 17th Asian Games in South Korea, following an impressive performance at the recent Junior World Weightlifting Championships in Russia.

An Giang terminate contracts with four players

 Hung Vuong An Giang have said goodbye to four players with two games still remaining in the V-League.

Vietnam’s leading weightlifter may miss Asian Games

 VietNamNet Bridge – Quoc Toan, who ranked fourth at the 2012 Olympics, may miss the 2014 Asian Games because of knee injuries.

Singapore drops key sports from SEA Games

 VietNamNet Bridge – Singapore, host of the 28th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, have dropped women's football from the competition, which is scheduled for June next year.

Vietnam weightlifting faces difficulty caused by Myanmar’s new rules

Despite the rules of the SEA Games that allows the participating countries to register two weightlifters for a weight category, the host country of the 27th SEA Games – Myanmar – has issued its own rules that only one weightlifter can compete.

Vietnam collects medals at Asian Youth ParaGames

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam has claimed 15 gold medals at the Asian Youth ParaGames after four days of competing in Malaysia.

Weightlifter Tuan won bronze medals at world contest

 Vietnamese weightlifting ace Thach Kim Tuan yesterdat won three bronze medals in his favourite 56kg event at the World Weightlifting Championship, which is taking place in Wroclaw, Poland.