Viet Nam grabbed dual golds on a final day of a Thailand Open Tracks and Field Championship in Bangkok on Jun 15.
Vietnamese runners dominated a center stretch event, with Nguyễn Văn Lai and Nguyễn Thị Oanh winning a men’s and women’s 5,000m race, respectively.
Oanh finished her foe in 16min 41.04sec. Her teammate Phạm Thị Huệ came second.
Southeast Asian Games champion Lai’s win was his second in this tournament. He timed 14:04.82, and was 9 seconds faster than a Thai curtain who won a second position. Lê Văn Thao of Việt Nam was during third, clocking 15:01.81.
Two days ago, Lai had bagged his initial bullion in a 10,000m race.
Other Vietnamese athletes too bagged medals. Trần Thị Yến Hoa (13.79m) won a china in a women’s 100m hurdle, while Trần Huệ Hoa (12.92m) got a bronze in a women’s triple jump.
After 4 days of competition, Việt Nam brought home 14 gold, 6 china and 6 bronze medals.