Vietnam ranks ninth at Asian Games for children

Vietnam currently ranks ninth out of 45 teams at the ongoing Children of Asia International Sports Games in Russia’s Sakha Republic (Yakutia).

Swimmer Huynh Man Dat (Source:

Swimmer Huynh Man Dat (Source:

The team have won five golds, three silvers and five bronzes in six out of 22 events at the Games.

On July 9, Nguyen Huy Hoang brought home a gold medal in the boys’ 400m freestyle after clocking a time of 4:02.15.

Nguyen Le Phuong Thao won a silver medal in the girls’ 200m medley with a time of 2:24.45. While on the men’s side, Huynh Man Dat won a silver with a time of 2:10.31.

In the boys’ 100m breaststroke, Pham Thanh Bao took a bronze medal with a time of 1:06.55.

The event, which has been held every four years since 1996 in the Sakha Republic, will finish on July 18.

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