Weightlifters on way to berths at Tokyo Olympic Games

Update: 11:56 | 30/01/2020
Vietnam’s weightlifters bagged 10 gold medals on the two competition days of the recent 2020 Weightlifting World Cup in Rome, signalling a good start for the sport in the year, according to the Vietnam Sports Administration.
TIN LIÊN QUAN
weightlifters on way to berths at tokyo olympic games Vietnamese swimmer wins ticket to 2020 Olympic Games
weightlifters on way to berths at tokyo olympic games Gold medal marks Vietnam’s good start at Youth Olympic Games

On January 29, Hoang Thi Duyen won three golds in the women’s 59kg in the snatch, clean and jerk and total with 97kg, 116kg and 213kg.

weightlifters on way to berths at tokyo olympic games
Hoang Thi Duyen (second from right) at the podium. (Photo: VNA)

Meanwhile, Thach Kim Tuan earned three golds in the men’s 61kg on January 28, thus strengthening his position among Asia’s top eight and his bid for an Olympic berth.

Nguyen Tran Anh Tuan also triumphed at the men’s 55kg event with three gold medals while Khong My Phuong clinched one gold with a snatch of 73kg in the women’s 45kg.

The weightlifting event was among those that help athletes earn ranking points for the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games.

Afterwards, Vietnamese weightlifters will compete at the 2020 Asian Weightlifting Championships, the final qualifying round for the Games slated for April in Kazakhstan.

weightlifters on way to berths at tokyo olympic games

 

Vietnamese swimmer wins ticket to 2020 Olympic Games

Swimmer Nguyen Huy Hoang has become the first Vietnamese athlete to book a spot at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games in Japan.

weightlifters on way to berths at tokyo olympic games

 

Vietnam Festival 2019 to be held in Tokyo in June

The Vietnam Festival 2019 is scheduled to take place at Yoyogi park in Tokyo from June 8-9.

weightlifters on way to berths at tokyo olympic games

 

Gold medal marks Vietnam’s good start at Youth Olympic Games

Vietnam enjoyed a good start at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Argentina as weightlifter Ngo Son Dinh won a gold medal for the ...

(Source: VNA)