(VOV) – German-Vietnamese gymnast Marcel Nguyen has won the second silver medal in the Parallel Bars event with a total score of 15,800 points at the London 2012 Olympics. He gained 0,166 points less than the gold medal winner Feng Zhe from China. A bronze medal was awarded to French gymnast Hamilton Sabot. Marcel Nguyen took the first silver in the Artistic Gymnastics men’s Individual All-Around event, the only medal that the German gymnastics team has won after 76 years.
(VOV) - German-Vietnamese gymnast Marcel Nguyen has scored 91,031 to bag a silver medal in the Artistic Gymnastics men's Individual All-Around event at the London 2012 Olympics. First place went to Japan's Kohei Uchimora, who received 92,690 points for his outstanding performance, while Danell Leyva made bronze at just under two points off the lead. This is the only medal that the German gymnastic team has won in the event since the Berlin 1936 Olympics. Born in Munich in 1987 to a Vietnamese father and German mother, Nguyen started training gymnastics when he was four years old. Three years later,…... [read more]
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI - Olympian winner Hoàng Xuân Vinh will hunt for his second gold medal, this time in the men's 50m pistol event tonight in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Vinh won the gold medal in the just concluded men's 10m air pistol event at the Games on Sunday. It will also be the second time Vinh will go for gold in the 50m pistol event in the Olympics. Four years ago in London, the Vietnamese ranked fourth, just 0.1 point less than the bronze medal winner. It was one of the biggest mistakes of his career, he…... [read more]
Tuan finished second in both snatch and clean and jerk disciplines with respective lifts of 125kg and 156kg. He also took another silver with a total lift of 281kg, 5kg below the gold medalists Om Yun Chol from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, who is also defending Olympic champion. Vietnam's biggest hope Tran Le Quoc Toan won just two bronze medals with a 155kg clean and jerk lift and a 275kg total lift in the same weight category. Vietnamese female weightlifters also brought home two silver medals (107kg clean and jerk and 187kg total lifts) by Do Thi Thuy…... [read more]
VietNamNet Bridge - 2010 world youth champion Thach Kim Tuan has bagged three silver medals in the men's 56kg weight category at the ongoing 2013 Asian Weightlifting Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan. Tuan finished second in both snatch and clean and jerk disciplines with respective lifts of 125kg and 156kg. He also took another silver with a total lift of 281kg, 5kg below the gold medalists Om Yun Chol from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, who is also defending Olympic champion. Vietnam's biggest hope Tran Le Quoc Toan won just two bronze medals with a 155kg clean and jerk lift…... [read more]
Ha Thi Linh (left) poses with her coach after winning a silver medal at Strandja 2016Linh lost to a Chinese rival in the final match of the women's 64kg-category event. Linh was the only one of four Vietnamese boxers to join more than 350 competitors from 40 countries at the tournament. The tournament is a warm-up for the athletes, ahead of the coming Olympic qualification rounds later this year./. Source: VNS Theo ven.vn... [read more]