Fencer Vu Thanh An won a gold medal in the men's sabre individual after defeating his Thai rival at the ongoing SEA Games 29 in Malaysia on August 21.
Vietnamese female archers pocketed another silver medal on August 17 after missing out to Malaysian athletes in the women’s team compound category at the 29th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) in Kuala Lumpur.
Vu Lan (Ullambana) – a major Buddhist festival, will be held at the Hanoi Opera House on August 31, Most Venerable Thich Gia Quang, Vice President of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS)’s Executive Council has said.
Vietnam’s female footballers are aiming for gold at the 29th Southeast Asian Games, said Coach Mai Duc Chung on August 13 as he arrived in Malaysia for the event.
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien bade farewell to the Vietnam contingent at a simple ceremony in Hanoi on August 8, as they headed for the 2017 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games.
The Vietnamese taekwondo team will be closely watched during the upcoming SEA Games in Malaysia, with the athletes expected to win at least four gold medals.