VietNamNet Bridge – Van Ngoc Tu successfully defended her title of the women’s U52kg kurash event at the ongoing Asian Indoor Martial Arts Games in Incheon, South Korea yesterday, July 4.
Wrestling champ: Van Ngoc Tu poses with her gold medal after winning the women’s under-52kg category in the kurash event.
Tu delivered an outstanding performance to beat Jumakulyyeva Ayna of Turkmenistan in the final. Earlier, she beat Mathew Poorva Kanjira from the Independent Olympic Athletes group in the semi-finals.
In the billiards competition, Nguyen Quoc Nguyen yesterday seized a silver medal in the men’s 3 cushion single discipline.
Nguyen lost 39-40 to Umeda Ryuji of Japan in the final match.
In the semi-finals, he defeated another Japanese, Takeshima O 40-33.
In the same event, Ma Xuan Cuong brought home a bronze medal after he lost 32-40 to Umeda in the semi-final.
In the dance sport event, Nguyen Trong Nha Uyen and Nguyen Hai Anh grabbed two bronze medals for the standard-tango and standard-quickstep disciplines.
Most Vietnamese martial artists overcame quarter-finals in the kick-boxing event yesterday.
Nguyen Thi Tuyet Mai bested Sergelenbayar Myadagmaa of Mongolia in the women’s U56kg full contact; Nguyen Thi Tuyet Dung defeated Karimova Ironakhon of Uzbekistan in the women’s U52kg low kick; Nguyen Van Su beat Kuchmuradov Jakhongir of Uzbekistan in the men’s U74kg point fighting and Phan Van Minh won Ganza Ruslan of Kazakhstan in the men’s U81kg low kick.
However, in the men’s U63kg point fighting, Nguyen Hoang Hiep lost to Abdiraimov Azamat of Uzbekistan.