Vietnam aerobic team win world title in Japan

By Lam Thoa   April 23, 2023 | 06:52 am PT
The Vietnamese national aerobic team successfully defended their gold medal at the Aerobic World Cup in Tokyo on Sunday.

Vietnamese athletes Le Hoang Phong, Nguyen Che Thanh, Nguyen Viet Anh, Vuong Hoai An and Tran Ngoc Thuy Vi ranked first in the group of five final with 19,844 points. France won second place with 19,167 points and host Japan third place with 18,544 points.

The Vietnam aerobic team at the 2023 Aerobic World Cup in Japan. Photo by International Gymnastic Federation

The Vietnam aerobic team at the 2023 Aerobic World Cup in Tokyo, Japan. Photo by the International Gymnastic Federation

Vietnam won a silver medal in the group of three event. Hoang Gia Bao, Le Hoang Phong, Nguyen Che Thanh got 19,600 points, only 285 behind France. Phong and Vi also won a silver in the mixed doubles event with 19,650 points, behind two Japanese athletes.

The Vietnam aerobics team also won two bronze medals in the tournament thanks to Phan Thi Uyen Nhi in the youth event for women and Nguyen Che Thanh in the men's singles.

Vietnam sent 14 athletes to the 2023 Aerobic World Cup, held from April 20 to 24.

The team will return to Vietnam to prepare for SEA Games 32 in Cambodia next month.

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