Vietnamese gymnasts Le Thanh Tung (R) and Dinh Phuong Thanh earned gold and silver medals in the horizontal bar category on the morning of August 23 (Photo: VNA)

Kuala Lumpur (VNA) – The Vietnamese gymnastics team pocketed more medals on the morning of August 23 at the ongoing 29th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Malaysia.

Le Thanh Tung bagged one more gold medal in the men’s horizontal bar category with 13,350 points. It was his second gold medal after the first one in the men’s vault.

His teammate Dinh Phuong Thanh took the silver medal in this category with 13,050 points.

Thanh triumphed in the men’s parallel bar with a score of 14,900 to bring home a gold while another Vietnamese gymnast Pham Phuoc Hung bagged the silver medal by scoring 14,150. Jamorn Prommanee of Thailand earned the bronze medal with 13,850 points.

On August 22, gymnast Dang Nam has won the 9th gold medal for Vietnam after scoring 14,300 points in the rings event. The same day, Nam’s team mate Phuoc Hung secured a silver medal in the pommel horse event.

Earlier, Vietnamese gymnastics athletes have obtained a gold medal for the team’s event with 319,050 points on August 20.-VNA