Vietnam defeated East Timor 4-0 in a match of the AFC U23 Championship qualification, which was played under heavy rains in HCM City on July 19.
Hoang Xuan Vinh has retained his position as the world’s top 10-metre air pistol shooter with 2,542 points, according to the July 2017 men’s rankings from the International Shooting Sport Federation.
Vietnamese Truong Thi Kim Tuyen won a silver medal at the 2017 WTF World Taekwondo Championships in the Republic of Korea on June 25, a milestone for Vietnamese taekwondo.
Lai Gia Thanh brought home one gold and two silver medals at the ongoing IWF Junior World Championships in Japan.
Vietnam pocketed a silver medal at the 23rd Southeast Asia Junior & Cadet Table Tennis Championships in Singapore.
Vietnam’s top tennis player Ly Hoang Nam jumped 42 spots to reach world No 559 in the latest men’s singles rankings, the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) announced on June 12.
Vietnam pocketed five gold, one silver and five bronze medals at the first day of the Thailand Open Track and Field Championship in Bangkok on June 12.
The second Asian Junior Taekwondo Championships 2017 kicked off in Ho Chi Minh City on June 6, attracting 277 martial artists aged 12-14 from 17 regional countries.
Vietnam defeated Singapore to win gold in Group 2 of the Sudirman Cup, also known as the World Badminton Team Championships, in Australia on May 26.
Vietnam beat Scotland 4-1 for their third win at the Total Badminton World Federation Sudirman Cup, the World Team Championships in Australia on May 24.