27/08/2018 15:44 GMT+7 print

ASIAD 2018: Vietnamese Pencak Silat athletes bring home silvers

Vietnamese Pencak Silat athletes Vu Tien Dung, Nguyen Xuan Thanh and Luu Van Nam on August 27 brought home a silver medal in the men’s team final of the ongoing Asian Games 2018 (ASIAD) in Indonesia.

The trio scored 450 points for their performance. The gold medal went to the host Indonesia with 465 points.

Earlier the same day, Le Hong Quan and Tran Duc Danh earned a silver medal in the men’s double final with 562 points.

The gold medal in this category belonged to the host’s duo with 580 points.

On August 26, Pham Tuan Anh, Hoang Thi Loan and Nguyen Duy Tuyen pocketed bronze medals in the men’s under 70kg, women’s 60-65kg, and men’s 85-90kg categories, respectively.

Vietnam is now in the 24th position in the medal tally with one gold, nine silver and two bronze medals.