Vietnamese trio Nguyễn Chế Thành, Lê Hoàng Phong and Trần Ngọc Thuý Vi perform in the trio event of Aerobic at the SEA Games 31 in Hà Nội’s Quần Ngựa Sports Centre on May 21. They won gold medal. — VNS Photo Đoàn Tùng HÀ NỘI — Chanokpon Jiumsukjai of Thailand grabbed gold at the SEA Games 31 after achieving 19.6 points in the men’s individual aerobics on May 21. He made the best performance of the day to beat host athlete Phan Thế Gia Hiển who earned 18.8 points for silver, while Cambodian Chanbory Choeun bagged the bronze with 18.45 points. Vietnamese athletes Nguyễn Chế Thành, Lê Hoàng Phong and Trần Ngọc Thuý Vi earned a gold in the trio event at Hà Nội’s Quần Ngựa Sports Centre on Saturday. The host trio were awarded 20.478 points from the competition’s jury board for the top medal. Cambodian Sokhor Has, Sreypov Mo and Bunthoeun Trorn completed their performance with 19.3 points for silver, while Yupawan Poosanapong, Irada Pantao and Supatsorn Watcharaporn bagged bronze … [Read more...] about Thailand, Việt Nam taste first aerobic golds
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Phạm Tiến Sản of Việt Nam celebrates a historic gold medal in the men's duathlon at the 31st SEA Games in Quảng Ninh Province. VNS Photo Khoa Trần SEA Games HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese athletes won three more gold medals on Sunday morning with Phạm Tiến Sản making history with his title in the men's duathlon event. Sản was initially a 3,000m steeplechase runner who won silver at three previous SEA Games in 2013, 2015 and 2017, but switched to the duathlon over a year ago. He finished the combined 10km running, 40km cycling and 5km running with a time of 1hr 55.57 min on Tuần Châu Island, Quảng Ninh Province. It is the first time that Việt Nam has won this title in a SEA Games. "I prepared very well for this SEA Games. This medal is for all supporters," Sản said after crossing the finish line. "I have a great feeling right now. I am extremely happy because I am back on the national team after four years. I have changed the colour of my medal from silver to gold, although it is in … [Read more...] about Việt Nam adds to gold tally in duathon, wushu, Chinese chess
SEA Games Nguyễn Thị Oanh defends her women’s 1,500m event at the 31st SEA Games. VNS Photo Như Huy HÀ NỘI — Nguyễn Thị Oanh won the first gold of the 31st SEA Games on the second official day in athletics at Hà Nội’s Mỹ Đình Stadium. Oanh defended her title in the women’s 1,500m event after finishing with a time of 4min 14.98sec. Her teammate Khuất Phương Anh came second in 4:26.90, and Singapore representative Goh Chui Ling was third in 4:33.41. It was Oanh’s third time winning this event at the SEA Games. This year she ran about three seconds faster than three years ago in the Philippines. “I am happy to win the first gold medal for Việt Nam in athletics. I hope that it will be a good start for the track-and-field team. Together we will complete and exceed our assigned target,” Oanh said. She will continue to defend her second title women’s 5,000m event in the afternoon. Her teammate Phạm Thị Hồng Lệ will also take part in the race. Also in the afternoon, there … [Read more...] about Runner, rowers, wushu artists win golds Saturday morning
VN women in football semi VN win gold in running, javelin Hosts edge closer to football semis Perseverance pays off for pencak silat star Hà VNG supports triathlon team at SEA Games 31 Thanh Hà Brunei has landed its very first gold medal of the Games. Mohammad Adi Salihin Roslan won the men's taolu nanquan (southern boxing style ) event on May 14. He topped the ranking table with 9.71 points at the Cầu Giấy District Gymnasium in Hà Nội. He brought Brunei their first medal after missing out on May 13 when he finished fourth in the nandao (southern broadsword) event. Harris Horatius of Indonesia came second with 9.70 points. Việt Nam's Nông Văn Hữu took third place with 9.69 points. This was his second bronze, taking one in the nandao category. In another class, Dương Thúy Vi completed a double, winning her second gold of the Games. Vi topped the ranking with a 9.7-point performance in the women’s qiangshu (spear) event. Her first was in the jianshu … [Read more...] about Brunei bags first gold in wushu
Famous tourist attractions in Hanoi and tours between the capital city and neighboring provinces will help turn the visits on the occasion of the 31st SEA Games into memorable experiences. The Southeast Asian Games is not only a sporting event held in a couple of weeks but also an opportunity for the host country to promote its cultural and historical appeals, scenic spots as well as people. The Huc Bridge - a small bridge over Hoan Kiem Lake to enter the Ngoc Son Temple in Hanoi. Photo: Vinh Pham The 31st SEA Games is taking place in Hanoi and 11 nearby provinces and cities from May 12 to 23. So, what appealing destinations should tourists visit when coming to this big event? Departing from Hanoi... The capital city is a destination that tourists can’t miss when attending this SEA Games, especially those staying in Vietnam for only a few days. Hanoi is renowned for countless ancient buildings, special scenic spots, and relics such as the … [Read more...] about Where to go and what to do in Hanoi for locals and tourists?
Fishing on a flooded field in Vi Thuy district of the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The Politburo recently issued Resolution No. 13/NQ-TW on orientations for socio-economic development and defence - security safeguarding in the Mekong Delta until 2030, with a vision to 2045, aiming to make development breakthroughs across the region. The Mekong Delta comprises Can Tho city and the provinces of An Giang, Dong Thap, Long An, Tien Giang, Vinh Long, Ben Tre, Tra Vinh, Soc Trang, Hau Giang, Bac Liêu, Ca Mau and Kien Giang. It is one of the largest and most fertile deltas in Southeast Asia and the world. At a conference on the implementation of Resolution No. 13/NQ-TW on April 22, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong emphasised several advantages of this region, including its strategic location. The Delta is next to the southeastern region, including Ho Chi Minh City - the southern economic hub of Vietnam, and adjacent to Cambodia … [Read more...] about Mekong Delta hoped to see development breakthroughs