Local athletes make Asian top ten

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VietNam News English - 72 month(s) ago 10 readings

The Asian Athletics Federation has included Vietnamese track and field representatives in their list of top ten outstanding regional athletes.


In the women's high jump, Duong Thi Viet Anh, who won a silver and bronze medal at the recent Asian Indoor Athletics Championships held in Hangzhou, China, ranked 6th with her achievement of 1m 90cm.

The Bac Lieu Province-born jumper managed to clear 1.90m during last November's Indonesian Southeast Asian Games.

Fellow high jumper Pham Thi Diem was placed ninth with 1m 87cm.

Nguyen Thi Mong Tuyen, Le Ngoc Phuong, Truong Thanh Hang and Vu Thi Huong were placed fifth in the women's 4x100m with a time of 45sec01.

In the women's 800m, Hang ranked fifth with a time of 2:01.41, which she set at the Asian Athletics Championships in Kobe, Japan, last year. -- VNS

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