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High hopes are pinned on the 16-year-old female swimmer achieving even better results at the 17th Asian Games, scheduled for Incheon, the Republic of Korea in 2014.
Anh Vien is currently serving the Vietnam’s People Army. Her outstanding performance at the recent SEA Games has earned her respect and admiration from fellow competitors from Indonesia and Singapore.
Anh Vien is hopeful to reach the top three in the women’s backstroke 200m event at the coming Asian Games, said coach Dang Anh Tuan.
NDO - President Truong Tan Sang has sent a letter praising Vietnamese swimming star Nguyen Thi Anh Vien, who made excellent achievements at 28th SEA Games in Singapore. The State President congratulated Vien, who had an excellent run at the 28th SEA Games, winning eight gold medals and breaking eight Games’ records despite her young age. Vien’s hard training, strong will and tremendous efforts significantly contributed to the success of the Vietnamese delegation at the event while affirming the talents of Vietnamese youth, the President stressed. Vien has established herself as an example for other Vietnamese youngsters to follow, he…... [read more]
Vietnamese star swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien put her fans at home through a rollercoaster of emotions at the beginning of her 2017 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games journey in Malaysia on Monday.Vien, who bagged eight gold medals at the previous SEA Games in Singapore, easily made it to the final of the women’s 200m butterfly, but eventually finished fourth, clocking 2:16.61. At the same event in Singapore in 2015, Vien won the gold medal with 2:11.12.After that disappointment, Anh Vien shocked many by quitting the women’s 4x100m freestyle relay event.Anh Vien’s coach Dang Anh Tuan refused to comment on her…... [read more]
Vietnamese swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien (Source: VNA)Kuala Lumpur (VNA) – Vietnamese swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vienon August 22 grabbed a gold medal in the women’s 200m backstroke category atthe ongoing 29th Southeast Asia Games (SEA Games 29) in Malaysia. Vien clocked 2:13:64, breaking her own previous SEA Games recordof 2:14:12. This is the second gold Vien has won at the SEA Games 29.Vien pocketed the first gold medal in the women’s 100m backstroke category on August 21.Vietnam’snational swimming team, consisting of 25 swimmers, will compete in all 38categories.Vietnam have sent more than 470 athletes to the SEAGames 29 in Malaysia from…... [read more]
Swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien (Source: vovworld.vn)Top Vietnamese swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien will compete in the six remaining legs of the FINA Swimming World Cup 2015, her coach, Dang Anh Tuan, confirmed.The 19-year-old girl, born in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho, aims to hone her skills and gain more experience through these events.Earlier, Vien competed in the event's first and second legs in Russia and France, where she gained one silver and two bronzes in the women's 200m medley and 400m medley.She will take part in other legs in Hong Kong on September 25-26, in Beijing on…... [read more]
Swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien was named Vietnam’s most outstanding athlete in 2015 (Photo: VNA)Hanoi (VNA) – Swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien, as expected, was selected as Vietnam’s most outstanding athlete in 2015 thanks to her excellent performance throughout the year. Vien, born in 1996 in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho, won 1,031 votes in a poll that gathered 160 sports correspondents, the General Department of Sports and Physical Training said on January 13. At the 28th Southeast Asian Games in Singapore last year, she obtained eight gold medals and broke eight Games records. She also secured one silver…... [read more]
Swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien (Photo: VNA)Hanoi (VNA) – Nguyen Thi Anh Vien on November 17 set a new Asian record in the 400m individual medley with 4 minutes 37.71 seconds at the Asian Swimming Championship 2016 in Japan.The old record was 4 minutes 41.29 seconds struck by Chinese athlete Liu Jing in Dubai, the UAE, in 2002.With the new record, Vien also brought home the first gold medal of the Vietnamese team at this championship, which is from November 17-20.Her runner-up was Shimizu Sakiko from Japan, who clocked at 4 minutes 40.29 seconds.Vien’s best performance in this event was…... [read more]
Anh Vien surpassed six other nominees to win the “SEA Games impression” title and receive Vespa GTS Super 125 motor as a bonus (worth nearly VND80 million).The six other candidates were marksman Hoang Xuan Vinh, track-and-field athlete Vu Thi Huong, track-and-field athlete Pham Thi Binh, swimmer Lam Quang Nhat, boxer Luu Thi Duyen, and weight-lifter Thach Kim Tuan.High hopes are pinned on the swimmer to claim victory at the 17th Asian Games (ASIAD) in 2014 and Olympic Games.... [read more]
Vietnam’s track-and-field team claimed three gold medals while star swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Viem claimed her fifth trophy on Day 5 of the 2017 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Malaysia on Thursday.Team Vietnam added a total of nine gold to their medal count during the fifth day of official competition, cementing a hold on the second place spot on the table with 37 gold.The day started off with sprinters Nguyen Thi Oanh and Duong Van Thai placing first in their events while the men’s and women’s karate-do teams also bagged gold.Later that day, in evening competition, long jumper Bui Van…... [read more]
Swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien on August 19 won a silver at the women’s800m freestyle at the second Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing city,China. Earlier on August 17, the teenager won agold medal in the women's 200m individual medley category with a time of2:12.66. This helped her become the first Vietnamese athlete to qualifyfor the Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil . The 13-dayGames opened on August 16 with the participation of 3,800 athletes from204 countries and territories competing in 28 sports.-VNA... [read more]
She won the medal on March 27 in the women’s 200m individual medley in a record setting time of 1:58. The event, attracting a number of outstanding athletes from various clubs around the world, lasts until March 29. Meanwhile, an award ceremony aiming to honour outstanding Vietnamese athletes and coaches was held in Hanoi on March 27. Anh Vien topped the list of top 10, but was absent from the event asshe and her coach Dang Anh Tuan are on a training tour in the US.At the event, the organising board awarded Creative Youth badges of theHo Chi Minh Communist…... [read more]