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Vietnamese swimmers bag ASEAN Para Games gold

By Hoang Nguyen   August 1, 2022 | 04:01 am PT
Vietnamese swimmers bag ASEAN Para Games gold
The 2022 ASEAN Para Games logo. Photo by ASEAN Para Sports Federation
Swimmers brought Vietnam three gold medals at the 2022 ASEAN Para Games (APG) in Indonesia on Monday.

Vo Huynh Anh Khoa started the tournament for Vietnam with a gold in the men's 400 meter freestyle S8. He finished his part in 5 minutes and 29.35 seconds.

Later, two other Vietnamese swimmers claimed gold. Le Thi Dung finished the women's 400 m freestyle S8 in 5 minutes and 59.87 seconds, breaking the previous record of 7 minutes and 24.1 seconds.

In the men's 100 m breaststroke event, Tran Quoc Phi finished first in 1 minute and 14.8 seconds.

Vietnam will also compete in other events Monday, like the women’s 100 meter breaststroke, men’s and women’s 50 m backstroke, 4x100 m freestyle relay and 4x100 m medley relay.

The 2022 APG, the 11th edition of the biannual multi-sport event for disabled athletes in Southeast Asia, is taking place from July 30 to Aug. 6 in Surakarta, Indonesia. The tournament features 1,286 athletes competing in 14 sports.

 
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