Vietnam wins three golds at world taekwondo championship

  • by VNBUSINESS
  • November 05, 2014

Vietnamese athletes won three golds at the ninth WTF World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships in Aguascalientes, Mexico, which ended on November 2.

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Vietnam"s athletes in Poomsae performance. Photo: 24h.com.vn

The medals were bagged at the U-30 women"s team performance, the women"s individual freestyle in the over-17 category and the over-17 freestyle pair event

The Vietnamese also walked away with two silvers and four bronzes during the four-day competition, ranking fourth among the participating 46 countries.

The 29-member team competed in 24 out of 36 disciplines with the initial aim of winning at least two gold medals.

This year"s event has attracted a total of 461 poomsae athletes.

In 2013, Vietnam ranked second in the eighth edition of the same event held in Bali, Indonesia, with three gold, three silver and five bronze medals.

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