Vietnamese swimmers will take part in the Malaysia Open in preparation for the Shanghai World Swimming Championships and the London Olympics held in 2012.

Five national swimmers including Nguyen Huu Viet, Pham Thanh Nguyen, Vo Thai Nguyen, Nguyen Thi Anh Vien and Le Thi My Thao, will be Vietnam 's official representatives.

The team left for Kuala Lumpur on May 9, two days before the opening ceremony, which will conclude on May 18.

After the Malaysia Open, selected members of the national team will leave for intensive training in Kunming , China , and will only return to Vietnam when the 26th Southeast Asian Games kicks off in Indonesia in November. /.