Vietnamese boxer wins gold at Kapolri Cup

Wednesday, 2018-07-11 17:22:12
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Asian women's boxing champion Nguyen Thi Tam
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NDO – Asian women's boxing champion Nguyen Thi Tam continues to demonstrate her stamina for pugilistic prowess by the winning gold medal in the women's 51kg weight category at the Kapolri Cup 2018 in Manado, Indonesia, on July 9.

This year's tournament attracted 150 boxers, including four female and two male Vietnamese boxers. The tournament serves as good preparation for Vietnam’s boxing team’s medal campaign at ASIAD 2018.

Nguyen Thi Tam put in an excellent performance, winning all four games to be crowned champion.

With her result, Nguyen Thi Tam was voted “Best Female Athlete” of the tournament.

She is currently considered one of the favourites for the 51kg weight category at ASIAD 2018.

In addition to the gold medal of Nguyen Thi Tam, the Vietnamese team also won a silver medal with Vuong Thi Vy in the 57kg weight category and a bronze medal with Luu Thi Duyen in the 60kg category.