Vinh snatches gold at World Weightlifting Champs

Vietnamese weightlifter Nguyen Tran Anh Tuan (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNS/VNA) – Nguyen Tran Anh Tuan on July 25 won a gold medal atthe ongoing Asian Men’s and Women’s Junior and Youth Weightlifting Championshipin Kathmandu, Nepal.Tuan topped the men’s junior clean and jerk 62kg category with a lift of 154kg.He was also second in the snatch (126kg) and total (280kg) events.Previously, Tuan competed in the 56kg class. In 2015, he claimed three worldjunior championships in Lima when he was 17. In 2014, he bagged bronze atthe Youth Olympic Games in China.Meanwhile, also on the same day, in the 63kg pool, Dinh Xuan Hoang…… [read more]

Thach Kim Tuan will be the sole Vietnamese representative at the World Youth Weightlifting Championships, scheduled to kick off in Penang , Malaysia, on June 30. Thach Kim Tuan Tuan, who won gold at the Youth Olympics held in Singapore last August, will participate in the men\’s 56kg category with the hope of lifting 261kg in total.Tuan\’s rivals will mainly come from China , the Republic of Korea and Indonesia .Bulgarian expert Deykov Diyan Yordanove, closely attached to Vietnam \’s weightlifters, praised Tuan\’s natural ability and diligence in training, saying that Tuan will have a bright future if he focuses…… [read more]

Weightlifting HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese weightlifters are ready to compete in the World Weightlifting Championships which is scheduled from November 28 to December 5 at the Anaheim Convention Centre in Anaheim, California, United States.  The team includes 12 male and female weightlifters competing in eight of the 16 weight categories of the event. To prepare for the event, Vietnamese players have honed their skills and gained experience via regional and continental tournaments since early this year. According to coach Huỳnh Hữu Chí, Thạch Kim Tuấn and Trần Lê Quốc Toàn are candidates for gold medal in the men’s 56kg as…… [read more]

With the victory, Thach Kim Tuan was ranked the first position. In the same category, the country athlete Tran Le Quoc Toan bagged two silver medals with total achievement of 270 kilograms and one bronze medal with a victory of 151 kilograms. 2017 is considered as a successful competitive year of Thach Kim Tuan as he respectively won gold medals at the 2017 SEA Games 2017, National Weightlifting Championships, Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) and World Weightlifting Championships.The 2017 World Weightlifting Championships is scheduled to run by December 5.BY MINH CHIEN- Translated by Huyen Huong… [read more]

He finished behind a Chinese weightlifter in the 59kg category in the snatch and total lift event, however, Tuan took the lead in the clean and jerk event.Do Dinh Khang, head of the Weightlifting-Bodybuilding Division of the National Sports Administration said Tuan’s achievement in this event has been outstanding. It is a testament to his stamina in 2009.The 15-year-old weightlifter won three silver medals in the First Youth World Weightlifting Championships in Chiang Mai, Thailand in May.Based on the achievements at the events, the International Weightlifting Federation approved two berths for Vietnam at the First Youth Olympic Games, which will…… [read more]

Vietnamese female weightlifter VuongThi Huyen has bagged two gold medals at Asian Weightlifting Champs 2015 in Phuket, southern province of Thailand.She defeated strong rivals from China, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, and Thailand to triumph in women’s 48kg, with a total lift of 190kg.Earlier, Huyen lifted 86kg in the snatch category to win a gold medal.In the men’s 56kg event, Vietnamese weightlifter Tran Le Quoc Toan pocketed 2 sliver and one bronze medals with a total lift of 272kg (120kg snatch and 152kg jerk and clean).The competition is scheduled to end at September 12…. [read more]

Fencers win 9 golds at regional champs Vietnamese fencers have successfully bagged a total of 9 gold,3 silver and 2 bronze medals at the ongoing Southeast Asian Fencing Championships in Malaysia. The nine gold medals were captured in four team events (men’s sabre, men’s epee, women’s sabre, and women’s epee), and five single events. The individual gold medalists include Nguyen Thi Tuoi (women’s foil), Nguyen Thi Thanh Loan (women’s sabre), Tran Thi Len (women’s epee), Vu Thanh An (men’s sabre), and Nguyen Tien Nhat (men’s epee). The tournament, taking place in Malaysia from January 16-27, has attracted more than 400…… [read more]

PANO – Vietnam’s Shooter Hoang Xuan Vinh has won a gold medal with 200.8 points at the men’s 10m air pistol event at the World Cup Shooting Tournament in the Republic of Korea. The silver was taken by China’s Wang Zhiwei shooter with 200.1 points. Earlier, at the 2012 London Olympic Games, Wang took the bronze in the men’s 50m air pistol event, gaining just 0.1 points more than Vinh’s total. Vinh’s gold at the world event will be the driving force for army gunners in the next big tournaments. Translated by Nhat Minh… [read more]

Top Vietnamese chess player Le Quang Liem has secured a place in the finals of the 2012 World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships that will be held in Astana, Kazakhstan, on July 9-10.      Liem qualifies for world chess champs finals He will join 16 other players including the tournament’s defending champion, another player assigned by the FIDE chairman, nine of the top Grandmasters in the World Chess Federation (FIDE) Elo ratings announced last January, three other players from the qualifying round and two players from the hosts. The list of competitors is as follows: Magnus Carlsen (Elo 2835), Teimour…… [read more]

Weightlifting HÀ NỘI — Trịnh Văn Vinh brought home another gold medal for Việt Nam from the International Weightlifting Federation World Championships on Thursday afternoon (Hà Nội time) in California, the United States. It is the fourth gold medal for the Việt Nam team at the championships, after Thạch Kim Tuấn took a hat trick a day earlier.  Vinh finished on top in the men’s 62kg snatch event with a lift of 136kg. He was followed by Han Myeongmok of South Korea (135kg) and Ergashev Adkhamjon from Uzbekistan (135kg). However, Vinh failed in all three attempts in the clean and jerk event, which was won by Francisco Antonio Mosquera Valencia of Colombia with a…… [read more]