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SEA Games: Vietnam win another 17 gold medals

By Hoang Nguyen   May 21, 2022 | 06:11 am PT
Vietnam won 17 gold medals on the penultimate day of the 31st SEA Games Saturday, including one in women's football, to lead the medal table with 181 gold.

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Vietnam beat Thailand 1-0 to set a SEA Games gold medal hat trick in women's football.

Captain Huynh Nhu scored the winning goal in the 59th minute.

Huynh Nhu (number 9) in the SEA Games final with Thailand, May 21, 2022. Photo by Giang Huy

Huynh Nhu (number 9) in the SEA Games final with Thailand, May 21, 2022. Photo by Giang Huy

The Philippines made a comebank to beat Myanmar 2-1 and won the bronze medal.

Philippines players celebrate their winning the SEA Games womens football bronze medal, May 21, 2022. Photo by Duc Dong

Philippines players celebrate their winning the SEA Games women's football bronze medal, May 21, 2022. Photo by Duc Dong

Pham Thi Hoang Thanh set a weighlifting record in women's 64kg event to win a gold medal. She lifted a total of 203kg - 104kg in snatch and 126kg in clean and jerk.

Philippines's Elreen Ann Ando Quinilitan won a silver medal by lifting 223kg and Indonesia's Tsabitha Alfiah Ramadani lifted 216kg to win bronze.

Vietnams Pham Thi Hong Thanh pose after winning gold in womens 64kg weightlifting event with silver medalist Philippiness Elreen Ann Ando Quinilitan and bronze medalist Indonesias Tsabitha Alfiah Ramadani, May 21, 2022. Photo by Minh Kha

Vietnam's Pham Thi Hong Thanh pose after winning gold in women's 64kg weightlifting event with silver medalist Philippines's Elreen Ann Ando Quinilitan and bronze medalist Indonesia's Tsabitha Alfiah Ramadani, May 21, 2022. Photo by Minh Kha

Vietnam won four gold medals in diving Saturday, two each in judo, canoeing and handball, and one each in aerobics gymnastics, chess, indoor handball, and vovinam.

Do Thu Ha won a judo gold in women's 45kg event and Hoang Thi Tinh in women's 48kg event.

Truong Thi Phuong, Diep Thi Huong, Nguyen Thi Huong and Nguyen Thi Ngan finished first in the women's C4 500m event in canoeing. Huong also won a medal in women's canoe single 200m event where Thailand's Orasa Thiangkathok won silver and Myanmar's Thet Phyo Naing won bronze.

Vietnam also beat Thailand in both men's and women's indoor handball to win two gold medals.

Le Quang Liem and Le Tuan Minh won a gold medal in men's team blitz chess event against Myanmar.

Nguyen Che Thanh, Tran Ngoc Thuy Vi and Le Hoang Phong won a gold medal in aerobic gymnastics - trio event, where Cambodia won silver and Thailand bronze.

Le Hong Tuan won vovinam gold medal in men's 55kg event by beating opponents from Laos, Cambodia and Thailand.

Indonesia win men's individual road race

Malaysias Muhamad Nur Aiman Mohd Zariff celebrates winning the mens individual road race in SEA Games cycling in Hoa Binh Province, May 21, 2022. Photo by Reuters/Navesh Chitrakar

Malaysia's Muhamad Nur Aiman Mohd Zariff celebrates winning the men's individual road race in SEA Games cycling in Hoa Binh Province, May 21, 2022. Photo by Reuters/Navesh Chitrakar

Vietnam also competed in 14 events of competitive diving on Saturday, tennis finals of men’s and women’s singles, shooting events, sepak takraw finals of men’s and women’s team events, volleyball semifinals, badminton semifinals of men’s and women’s singles and doubles, and other events in esports, basketball, muay, and billiards.

 
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