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Vietnam ranks third on fourth day at ASEAN Para Games

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With 39 gold medals by mid-day January 18, the Vietnamese team remained at the third place after Thailand and Indonesia at the ongoing seventh ASEAN Para Games in Myanmar .

The team won seven more golds on January 18 morning alone, with four in track-and-field and three in swimming.
Nguyen Thi Thuy broke her own record set in the 2005 Games in the Philippines in the 200m running category, while H a Thi Hue, Vuong Chau and Thanh Lan set three new ASEAN Para Games records in shotput, discus and javelin throw.
Track-and-field athletes have so far contributed 14 gold medals to the Vietnamese team’s achievements.

By 13:00 of January 18, the swimming team fullfilled its set target of 20 gold medals with three golds bagged by Le Tien Dat, Van Hanh and Thanh Tung.-VNA
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