Nguyen Thi Le Kim, Nguyen Thi Thu Ngan and Chau Tuyet Van secured a gold medal at the Taekwondo’s team demonstration category, the first gold on December 18 for Vietnam at the ongoing 27th SEA Games.

The trio won the World Poomsae Championship in Indonesia last month.

Two other artists, Nguyen Thanh Bao Mi and Nguyen Viet Quoc, bagged a silver medal at the duo demonstration category.

Vietnam’s Taekwondo team set a target of four gold medals at this year’s SEA Games, the largest regional sport event.

By 11 am, Vietnam won 50 gold, 43 silver and 52 bronze medals.-VNA