Vietnamese badminton team (Photo: Courtesy of Nguyen Tien Minh)

Hanoi (VNA) – Two young Vietnamese badminton players Nguyen Thuy Linh and Pham Cao Cuong have leapt up the latest Badminton World Federation rankings.

In the singles rankings, Vietnam’s No 2 female Nguyen Thuy Linh jumped seven spots to 56th in the world while No 2 male player Pham Cao Cuong increased 21 spots to 143rd place.

Top Vietnamese players Vu Thi Trang and Nguyen Tien Minh declined one spot, at No 41 and No 67, respectively.-VNA