World champion Pham Van Mach will be representing Vietnam at the 47 th Asian Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships.

The two events will take place in Ho Chi Minh City ’s Phu Tho Gymnasium from August 27 to September 2.
Mach is aiming for his eighth title in the men’s 55kg category. He won world title in 2000, 2009 and 2010.
Vietnam have set a target of finishing second in the medals table.

Over 200 athletes from 20 Asian countries and territories will compete at the tournament.

At 2012’s event in China , Vietnam won three gold, five silver and six bronze medals.-VNA