Vietnam wins four gold medals in Singapore Athletics Open

Friday, 2018-04-13 11:34:18
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Pham Thi Hue (L) and Pham Thi Hong Le celebrate with the national flag after winning the women’s 5,000m event of the Singapore Open Track and Field Championship (Photo:
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NDO/VNA - Vietnam have won four gold medals at the ongoing 80th Singapore Open Track and Field Championship.

Pham Thi Hue and Nguyen Van Lai won two gold medals in the women’s and men’s 5000m, respectively. Their recorded times were 17:33.67 and 15:20.29, respectively.

Pham Thi Hong Le also won a silver medal winner in the women’s category 5,000m race, who finished after Hue with a time of 17:39.84.

Earlier, Vietnam dominated the 3,000m steeplechase events on April 11.

Le Trung Duc came first in the men’s category, clocking 9:15.09.

Two-time Southeast Asian Games winner Nguyen Thi Oanh topped the women’s pool with a time of 10:42.53.