Weightlifter Trinh Van Vinh wins silver at ASIAD

Created 22 August 2018
  • PDF
Editor Choice
Share
(0 votes, average 0 out of 5)

Weightlifter Trinh Van Vinh clinched a silver medal for Vietnam at the ongoing 2018 Asian Games (ASIAD) in Indonesia on August 21.

weightlifter trinh van vinh wins silver at asiad hinh 0

He finished second in the 62kg competition with a total lift of 299kg (snatch: 133kg, clean and jerk: 166kg), finishing only 12kg behind the gold medalist, Irawan Eko Yuli of the host country Indonesia.

It was the second silver medal claimed by Vietnam’s weightlifting team in Indonesia, following Thach Kim Tuan’s success in the men’s 56kg category on August 20.

Meanwhile, top swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien clocked 4:42:81 to finish fifth in the women’s 400m category.

Ohashi Yui of Japan won with a time of 4:34:58, followed by Kim Seo-yeong from the Republic of Korea, and Shimizu Sakiko, also from Japan.

Source: VOV

Maybe You Also Interesting :

» Vietnamese, Indonesian artists stage multimedia exhibition

VietNamNet Bridge – A multimedia exhibition featuring Vietnamese and Indonesian artists will open on December 14 at The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre in...

» Arab Vovinam Federation established

The Arab Vovinam (Vietnamese martial art) Federation was officially set up during a conference held by Arab countries’ Vovinam federations in Algeria on...

» Ministry asks for improved ethical code for teachers

The Ministry of Education and Training has requested education departments nationwide take measures to raise the ethical standard of teachers.
loading...

Popular News Categories:

- Asia & Asean  |  EU & Russia  |  America

- Facts  |  Urban  |  Faculty  |  Environment

- Business  |  Finance  |  Market Health

- Destination  |  Cuisine  |  Arts Music

- Cinema  |  Soccer  |  Sports  |  IT & Internet