VN wins two golds at Asian Archery Championships

Vietnam won two gold medals at the first stage of the Asian Archery Championships held in Bangkok, Thailand, from March 2-9.

Archer Nguyen Tien Cuong (Photo:

Archer Nguyen Tien Cuong (Photo:

Nguyen Tien Cuong and Chau Kieu Oanh brought home the first gold medal in the mixed doubles of the compound event (three-stringed bow). The second gold medal went to Oanh, Le Phuong Thao and Nguyen Thi Nhat Le in the team’s event of compound.
Last year, Loc Thi Dao won a gold for Vietnam in the women’s recurve (one-stringed bow).
This year’s event saw the participation of 240 archers from 26 countries and territories, competing in 10 categories. It was a warm-up for the Vietnamese athletes to prepare for the upcoming Asian Games in Indonesia.
To prepare for this event, the Vietnamese archery team will also take part in the World Archery Cup in Shanghai, China, in April and then practice in the Republic of Korea


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