Tu wins bronze medal at Asian judo champs

Published: 08/04/2011 05:00



Vietnamese martial
artist Van Ngoc Tu won a bronze medal at the Asian Judo Championships in Abu
Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates, on Tuesday.

Tu, the Southeast
Asian Games gold medallist, defeated India’s Devi Khumujarn Tombi and Alexandra
Podryarova from Kazakhstan in the women’s 48kg category.

An eight-member
Vietnamese squad is taking part in the three-day event, which has attracted 125
men and 87 women from 24 countries and territories in Asia, who are competing in
14 weight categories.

* Swimmers to
take part in SEA Games warm-up

Vietnamese swimmers
will be taking part in the Malaysia Swimming Open on May 2.

Coach Hoang Anh Tuan
said the tournament would be a chance for the Vietnamese squad to hone their
skills for the 26th Southeast Asian Games, the World Swimming Championships and
the Olympic in 2012.

After finishing the
tournament, Huu Viet, Thanh Nguyen, Thai Nguyen and Anh Vien will attend a
training course in China.

Nam News

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