SEA Games Highlights – December 16

Vietnam snatched its 43rd gold medal during Monday's competitions, returning to the second place position on the tally, only behind Thailand who reaffirmed its top post with 59 golds. The Vietnamese swimmers on Monday concluded their journey at the event in flying colors with 5 golds, 6 silvers, and 2 bronzes. Nguyen Thi Anh Vien is the most excellent athlete as she bagged 3 … [Read more...]

SEA Games Highlights – December 17

Vietnam added five more gold medals into its collection on Tuesday's competition, expanding the medal gaps with Indonesia and host Myanmar on the tally. By the end of Tuesday, Vietnam remained at the second place position with 143 medals, including 48 golds, 43 silvers, and 52 bronzes. Thailand still topped the ranking table with 64 golds, while the respective number of gold … [Read more...]

SEA Games Highlights – December 14

Saturday proved a tough day for Vietnam at the ongoing 27th SEA Games Myanmar 2013 as the country lost their second place position, while Thailand jumped to take the top post from host Myanmar. By the end of Saturday's competition, Vietnam stood at the fourth position with 85 medals, including 29 golds, 23 silvers, and 33 bronzes. Thailand stayed atop with 33 golds, 30 … [Read more...]

SEA Games Highlights – December 21

Vietnam on Saturday beat its target of bringing home 70 gold medals at the last day of the 27th SEA Games Myanmar 2013 with seven more golds secured by its martial artists. At 6pm, Muay Thai martial artist Nguyen Thi Ngoc defeated her Myanmar's rival at the women's 60kg event, snatching the 73rd gold medal for Vietnam. This is also the last gold of the country, but it is … [Read more...]

SEA Games Highlights – December 20

Friday was an unfruitful, if not unhappy, day for Vietnam at the 27th SEA Games Myanmar 2013 as they sustained three defeats against Thailand in futsal and football, while adding only two gold medals into the collection. Vietnam faced Thailand in three finals of the day in men's and women's futsal and women's football, but failed to win any of the three. Thailand trounced … [Read more...]

SEA Games Highlights – December 19

Vietnam finished Thursday's competitions with a medal haul of ten golds and continued to stand only behind leaders Thailand on the medal tally. Vietnamese track-and-field athletes bagged five gold medals while the judo and vovinam artists too snatched five golds collectively. By the end of Thursday, Vietnam secured 64 golds, 60 silvers, and 70 bronzes, only six medals away … [Read more...]

SEA Games Highlights – December 18

Vietnam is getting closer to its target of taking home 70 gold medals from the ongoing 27th SEA Games Myanmar 2013 as the country's hopefuls closed Wednesday with six more golds. With 54 golds, 52 silvers, and 62 bronzes, Vietnam remained second on the tally, behind Thailand with 73 golds. Sprinter Vu Thi Huong proved to be invincible at the regional arena as she easily … [Read more...]

SEA Games Highlights – December 17

Vietnam added five more gold medals into its collection on Tuesday's competition, expanding the medal gaps with Indonesia and host Myanmar on the tally. By the end of Tuesday, Vietnam remained at the second place position with 143 medals, including 48 golds, 43 silvers, and 52 bronzes. Thailand still topped the ranking table with 64 golds, while the respective number of gold … [Read more...]

SEA Games Highlights – December 15

Sunday saw many Vietnamese hopefuls have their gold medals stolen by the unfair referees and officiating task of the 27th SEA Games Myanmar 2013. By the end of Sunday, Vietnam remained at the fourth place on the medal tally with 36 golds, 32 silvers, and 41 bronzes. Thailand remained atop with 45 gold medals. Swimmer talent Lam Quang Nhat, 16, saved an unfruitful day for … [Read more...]

SEA Games Highlights – December 14

Saturday proved a tough day for Vietnam at the ongoing 27th SEA Games Myanmar 2013 as the country lost their second place position, while Thailand jumped to take the top post from host Myanmar. By the end of Saturday's competition, Vietnam stood at the fourth position with 85 medals, including 29 golds, 23 silvers, and 33 bronzes. Thailand stayed atop with 33 golds, 30 … [Read more...]

SEA Games Highlights – December 13

Vietnamese weightlifter Thach Kim Tuan was the under the spotlight at the Friday's competition of the ongoing 27th SEA Games Myanmar 2013 as he smashed two SEA Games records and snatched his first-ever gold medal in the career. By the end of Friday, Vietnam reaffirmed its second place position on the tally with 54 medals including 22 golds, 13 silvers, and 19 bronzes. Host … [Read more...]

SEA Games 2013 highlights – December 10

After the competition day of December 10, Vietnam remained at the second post on the tally with a total of 20 medals, including 9 golds, 4 silvers, and 7 bronzes. While the Vietnamese wushu and wrestling teams have earned sweet fruits, the men's Under-23 team was a big disappointment as they lost 0-1 to Singapore at the Group A second round last night. Below are some … [Read more...]

Vietnam gets many golds at Para Games 7

(Cinet) - After five-days of the competition, Vietnam finished fourth at the seventh ASEAN Para Games in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar on January 19, with a total of 48 gold, 65 silver and 75 bronze medals. Nguyen Thi Hai won gold in the women's F57 javelin event with a score of 24.88m. It was the second title for Hai, after her first gold medal in the discus event on January 17. … [Read more...]

Vietnam ranks overall fourth at 7th Para Games

(VOV) - After five-days of competition, Vietnam has bagged 185 medals, including 48 gold medals, ranking a respectable overall fourth at the 7th ASEAN Para Games. Vietnam currently third at ASEAN Para Games Vietnam tops 7th ASEAN Para Games on Jan. 15 Athletes ready for ASEAN Para Games competitions Indonesia with 99 gold medals topped the medal tally trailed by Thailand … [Read more...]

SEA Games 27 wrapped up, Vietnam ranks third

(Cinet) - On the evening of December 22, in Nay Pyi Taw capital, Myanmar, SEA Games 27 closed after 11 competing days. The final medal tally sees Thailand on top with 107 gold, 94 silver and 81 bronze medals. Host Myanmar came in second at 86-62-85 and Vietnam finished third at 73-86-86. The rest finished in this order: Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Laos, … [Read more...]

27th SEA Games successfully wrapped up in Myanmar

(VOV) -The 27th SEA Games successfully closed in Myanmar on December 22 after 11 days of competition in the spirit of friendship and solidarity. Vietnam exceeds SEA Games 27 target Vovinam artists win Vietnam more SEA Games golds Vietnamese athletes in a blaze of glory Vietnam's sporting delegation ranked third with 73 gold, 86 silver and 86 bronze, surpassing its set … [Read more...]

SEA Games 27 wrapped up, Vietnam in top three

(VOV) -The 27th SEA Games successfully closed in Myanmar on December 22 after 11 days of competition in the spirit of friendship and solidarity. Vietnam exceeds SEA Games 27 target Vovinam artists win Vietnam more SEA Games golds Vietnamese athletes in a blaze of glory Vietnam's sporting delegation ranked third with 73 gold, 86 silver and 86 bronze, surpassing its set … [Read more...]

Good night and good luck, the flame is extinguished on the 27th Games

The 27th SEA Games came full circle on Sunday night with the colorful pageantry of the Closing Ceremony held at Wunna Theikdi Stadium in Nay Pyi Taw. An hour of music presaged the official ceremony, with the performance of "Colorful Garden", the theme song for the Games, starting things off. "Loyalty of Blood" was later presented by well-known artists May Sweet and May Kha … [Read more...]

Vietnam finishes in 3rd place as 27th SEA Games close

The dazzling display of fireworks opens the ceremony (danviet.vn) Nhan Dan Online - Vietnam retained third place for the second time among the 11 countries competing at the 27th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games), which came to a successful end on December 22 after eleven days of competition. The final medal tally sees Thailand on top with 107 gold, 94 silver and 81 … [Read more...]

SEA Games Highlights – December 19

Vietnam finished Thursday's competitions with a medal haul of ten golds and continued to stand only behind leaders Thailand on the medal tally. Vietnamese track-and-field athletes bagged five gold medals while the judo and vovinam artists too snatched five golds collectively. By the end of Thursday, Vietnam secured 64 golds, 60 silvers, and 70 bronzes, only six medals away … [Read more...]