Vietnam win Asian taekwondo medals

Vietnam’s women’s taekwondo team won one gold medal and two bronzes at the Asia-Pacific Taekwondo Invitational Championships, which has recently wrapped up in the SM Iloilo city, the Philippines.

Truong Thi Kim Tuyen, who got a bye in the first round, won three next rounds in a row to take gold medal in the 49kg category.

Two bronze medals went to Ha Thi Nguyen in the 67kg division and Pham Thi Thu Hien in the 57kg class.

Vietnam sent six female martial artists to the championships who competed for medals with opponents from the Republic of Korea, Guam, Mongolia and the host nation.


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