Vietnam wins bronze in Asian archery champs event

Friday, December 1, 2017

Vietnam pocketed a bronze medal at the 20th Asian Archery Championships in Bangladesh on November 29 morning.

Archer Chu Duc Anh and his teammate Loc Thi Dao secure a bronze medal at the Asian Archery

Championship in Bangladesh on November 29 (Photo:

The duo of Chu Duc Anh and Loc Thi Dao defeated their Mongolian rivals Gantugs Jantsan and Miroslava Danzandorj 5-4 in the recurve mixed team bronze medal match.

It is the first medal of Vietnam at the continental tournament in 14 years.

Powerhouse Republic of Korea won the gold, beating Japan 6-2 in the final match, which took place later.

The championship is on from November 26 to December 1 with the participation of 32 contingents. India has sent the largest team with 32 members. Vietnam has seven representatives, competing in both recurve and compound events.

The championship is a continental qualification tournament for the Youth Olympics Games in Argentina next year.


Source: VNA

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