Veteran Vietnamese bodybuilder Pham Van Mach won a gold medal at the ongoing World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championships in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
Olympic champion Hoang Xuan Vinh met no difficulty winning gold in the men’s 10m air pistol individual event at the 41st Southeast Asia Shooting Championship in Malaysia on May 9.
Vietnamese Grandmaster Tran Tuan Minh won a gold medal at the Asian Junior Chess Championships’ rapid chess event in Iran on May 2.
Ho Thi Kim Ngan, 15, has won the gold medal in the 44kg category at the WTF World Taekwondo Junior Championships held in Canada.
Vietnamese athletes shined at the 10th World Taekwondo Poomsae Championship that closed in Lima, Peru, on October 3 with two gold medals.
Power-lifter Le Van Cong has won the first-ever gold medal at a Paralympics for Vietnam and set a new world record of 183kg in the men’s 49kg category.