Weightlifter Trinh Van Vinh of Vietnam won a bronze in the men's 61kg category at the 2024 Asian Weightlifting Championship on February 4 in Uzbekistan, helping him earn more points for his Olympic place.
Vietnamese runner Hoang Nguyen Thanh has broken the national marathon record held for 21 years after finishing the race in 2 hours 18 minutes 43 seconds at the Asian Marathon Championships on January 21.
Over 4,000 runners from 40 countries and territories raced from 5km to 70km on trails through the orchards and tea fields of Moc Chau District, Son La Province, at the Vietnam Trail Marathon, which opened on January 20.
Defender Pham Xuan Manh has said the Vietnamese national team is determined to secure all three points against Indonesia when the two sides meet on January 19 in Group D of the 2023 AFC Asian Cup finals.
With outstanding performance in 2023, the Vietnamese women’s volleyball and shooting teams scored triumphs at the Victory Cup Gala for the best players and coaches of the year, which was held by the Sports Authority of Vietnam, Vietnam Cable Television and Vietcontent in Hanoi on January 16.
The International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA) has appointed two female referees of Vietnam – Le Thi Ly from Ho Chi Minh City and Ha Thi Phuong from Hai Phong, to work in the third qualifying round of the 2024 Paris Olympics, according to the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF).
Athletes Ha Minh Thanh, Phan Xuan Chuyen and Vu Tien Nam on January 14 joined the 25m standard pistol event, the final competition for Vietnamese shooters at the 2024 Asian Shooting Championships in Jakarta.
The Dien Bien Phu Marathon 2024 unfolded amidst the picturesque landscapes in Dien Bien Phu city of the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien on January 14, with 1,500 athletes at home and abroad taking part.
Vietnamese racers will compete in the Formula 1 powerboat race F1H20 Grand Prix and Aquabike Grand Prix 2024, which are scheduled to be held in the south-central province of Binh Dinh in late March, said Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Pham Anh Tuan.
The upcoming encounter between the Vietnamese and Indonesian national football teams, amid an array of 36 matches across six groups, has secured a spot in the list of the top five most eagerly awaited in the group stage of the 2023 Asian Cup, as recognised by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).
Le Thi Mong Tuyen has earned Vietnam’s fourth ticket to the Paris 2024 Summer Olympics following her excellent performance at the Asian Rifle/Pistol Championship 2024 which is being held in Indonesia from January 7-17.
Vietnam’s Trinh Thu Vinh and Pham Quang Huy won the gold medal in the 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team category of the Asian Rifle/Pistol Championship 2024 which is being held in Indonesia, the Vietnamese shooting team’s training board announced on January 9.
In 2023, Vietnamese sports led the medal rankings at the 32nd Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 32) but only won three gold medals at the 19th Asian Games (ASIAD 19). These results showed that the training orientation of the sports sector has still focused on regional arenas, not on larger arenas at the continental and world levels.
The ASEAN – Japan conference on gender equality will be held in Hanoi on January 9-12, 2024, under the theme of “Comprehensive approach for gender equality in and through sports”, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism said on December 11.