Vietnam at 3rd place in gold medal tally at Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games

Published:  02:38 Tuesday - July 09, 2013

Vietnam at 3rd place in gold medal tally at Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games

In the fourth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Incheon in South Korea, which ended on July 6, Vietnam came third with 8 gold, 7 silver, and 12 bronze medals.

In the fourth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Incheon in South Korea, which ended on July 6, Vietnam came third with 8 gold, 7 silver, and 12 bronze medals.

Of the 30 winning teams, China topped with 29 gold, 13 silver, and 10 bronze medals. South Korea followed with 21 gold, 27 silver, and 19 bronze medals.

Having set a target of nine gold medals, the Vietnamese team had managed to obtain only four gold medals till the last day of the event. However, the tide changed when Nguyen Van Su, Nguyen Thi Tuyet Mai, and Nguyen Thi Tuyet Dung, brought in three gold medals in kick boxing.

Chess also brought in a gold medal for the team. After losing to China in the semi-final round of mixed team rapid chess, the Vietnamese team with Le Quang Liem, Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son, Pham Le Thao Nguyen, and Nguyen Thi Thanh An claimed their previous debt by defeating their opponent in the mixed team blitz chess.

At 6.40pm (Seoul time) on July 6, the closing ceremony of the fourth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games took place at the Incheon Samsung World Gymnasium.

SGT

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