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Binh Thuan

Binh Thuan’s martial artists won medals at Asean Taekwondo Championships 2019

BTO- Martial artists Nguyen Thi Le Kim and Nguyen Thi Kim Ha (from Binh Thuan) are among  athletes of Vietnamese Taekwondo squad competing at the Asean Taekwondo Championships 2019, which took place from May 2-6, 2019 in Manila, the Philippines.

 

Nguyen Thi Le Kim (2nd from right) and Nguyen Thi Kim Ha (2nd from left)

 pose with other martial artists of Vietnamese Taekwondo squad at the

 Asean Taekwondo Championships 2019 (Photo: vothuat.vn)

The tournament attracted fighters from eight regional countries, namely Brunei, Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Timor-Leste, Singapore, Vietnam and the hosts Philippines. Vietnam sent 154 athletes to the event. Accordingly, “golden girl” Nguyen Thi Le Kim and her team-mates earned 1 gold medal in the collective poomsae events while Nguyen Thi Kim Ha won a silver and a bronze medal.

This event is a warm-up for sports teams of Asean countries to prepare for the 30th South East Asian Games (Sea Games), which is expected to be held in the Philippines later this year. The Taekwondo medals have contributed to the achievements of Binh Thuan sports in 2019. 

Translated by Phuong Lan (Source: Binhthuan Newspaper)

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