Vietnam makes waves to win two more gold medals

HAI PHONG (VNA) – Vietnam pocketed two more gold medals in women’s rowing events held in Thuy Nguyen district, the northern city of Hai Phong, yesterday as part of the ongoing 31st Southeast Asian Games.

Ho Thi Ly, Luong Thi Thao, Nguyen Thi Giang and Pham Thi Thao championed the Lightweight Women’s Quadruple Sculls while Dinh Thi Hao and Pham Thi Hue won the Women’s Pair.

Ending the day, Vietnam earned additional two golds and two silvers, the same as Indonesia.

They were followed by the Philippines with four bronzes; Thailand, three bronzes; Myanmar, two bronzes; and Cambodia and Singapore, one bronze each.

Rowing competition started on May 9 and will conclude today.

Vietnamese rowing athletes in action. PHOTO: VNA