Vietnamese female fencers bring home gold at Southeast Asian Champs

Vietnamese fencer Nguyen Thi Nhu Hoa took home one gold medal in the women's epee event at the Southeast Asian Fencing Championships in the Philippines on May 18.

The silver medal went to Ms Hoa’s teammate Nguyen Thi Ngan in the all-Vietnamese final in the women's single event.


The same day, the Southeast Asian Games gold medallist Nguyen Thi Le Dung also won o­ne gold medal in the women's single sabre event, while her teammate Trinh Thi Ly took the bronze.


In the men's single foil event, Bui Van Thai brought home o­ne silver medal in his debut match.


The Vietnamese team has now won two gold, two silver and o­ne bronze medal in the first competition day at the championships. The team will continue to compete in the men's and women's single events, as well as team events of foil, sabre and epee.  




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