Vietnam qualifies for FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships for first time

Vietnamese gymnast Le Thanh Tung qualified for the men’s vault finals of the 49th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany.

Gymnast Le Thanh Tung (Photo:SGGP)

Gymnast Le Thanh Tung (Photo:SGGP)

With the achievement, this is the first time that Vietnam's male gymnastic team will attend in the World Championships as well as the 2020 Tokyo Olympic. 

Accordingly, there were five of eight Vietnamese athletes who excellently won the 2020 Tokyo Olympic in the team category. Therefore, although the 24- year-old athlete only ranked the fifth in the qualification round, he earned a ticket for the event by a lucky chance.

In June, Le Thanh Tung brought a bronze medal for the Vietnam’s gymnastics team in category of horizontal bar.

BY LE HUNG- Translated by Huyen Huong

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