Hai makes gold hattrick at IPC Grand Prix hinh anh 1Athlete Nguyen Thi Hai seen in a training section (Source: File Photo)
Hanoi (VNA) - Nguyen Thi Hai brought home three gold medals from the IPC Athletics Grand Prix, which wrapped up in Beijing, China on April 24.

Hai pocketed her latest title in the women’s T55/57 javelin category with a score of 20.40m.

Chinese Dong Feixia came in second with a throw of 15.59m.

Earlier, Hai, who is the defending champion at the regional Southeast Asian Games, topped the shot put event with a score of 7.53m.

She was followed by Gendendarjaa Tsogtgerel of Mongolia, who threw 21.65m.

The duo then competed in the discus event and Hải was again the winner. She threw 24.13m, while Tsogtgerel’s toss was measured at 21.65m.

Her teammate and husband, Cao Ngoc Hung, also won a gold medal in the men’s F55/57 javelin throw. He scored 40.98m.

Al Sahoti Nasser Sae of Qatar came in second with a 33.18m result. And Wu Guoshan of China was third with 32.18m.

Hung earlier earned a silver medal in the discus event.

Nguyen Be Hau added one title for Vietnam in the men’s F56 discus, with a throw of 36.77m.

Ganzorig Sambuudanzan of Mongola took the silver medal, while India’s Vinukoti Venu won the bronze medal.

Hau later bagged a silver medal in the shot put pool.

Other Vietnamese medalists are Nguyen Thi Nhan with a silver in the women’s long jump, Nguyen Ngoc Hiep with a bronze in the men’s long jump, Nguyen Hoang Minh with a bronze in the men’s T13 400m, and Tran Thi Thuy Hang with a bronze in the women’s F44 discus.

The three-day tournament attracted more than 200 athletes from 21 countries, including many world medallists who competed in the fifth Grand Prix of the year.-VNA