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Vietnam bag gold medals at world online martial arts tournament

By Hoang Nguyen   November 3, 2021 | 11:03 pm PT
Vietnam bag gold medals at world online martial arts tournament
A screenshot of a Vietnamese athlete at the Online World Martial Arts Masterships 2021.
Vietnamese athletes scored big at Online World Martial Arts Masterships 2021 that concluded Tuesday.

They clinched five gold, seven silver and four bronze medals in the five-day online event. Vietnam participated in Kurash, Judo and traditional martial arts.

The Kurash team grabbed four gold and one silver, the Judo team one gold and three silver while the traditional martial arts team won three silver and four bronze medals.

With 16 medals in total, Vietnam are ranked third at the event, while South Korea are first with 73 medals, followed by the Philippines with 23.

Online World Martial Arts Masterships 2021 aims to provide new opportunities for martial artists from all over the world during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The event, hosted by World Martial Art Masterships Committee, welcomed over 3,300 participants from 100 nations, competing in 10 categories. Preliminary rounds occured from Sep. 1 to 30 while the main event took place from Oct. 29 to Nov. 2.

 
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