Vietnam wins one more medal at Youth Olympics

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Vietnamese taekwondo martial artist Nguyen Quoc Cuong won a bronze medal in the 55 kg category on August 16, the second day of competition at the on-going Youth Olympic Games 2010 in Singapore.

After casting lots, Cuong directly entered the quarter-final round and finally won 4-3 over his Colombian rival Oscar Munnoz.

At the semi-final round, he won 2-0 and 3-2 in the first two halves but was then defeated 0-4 by Nursultan Mamayev from Kazakhstan, losing the round 5-6.

Earlier, Vietnamese weightlifter Thach Kim Tuan won a gold medal in the 56 kg category on the first day of the tournament.(VNA)

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