Vietnamese taekwondo athlete Nguyen Thi Thu Thuy has earned a ticket to compete in the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympics Games in China after winning a silver medal in the girls' 44kg category at a qualifying tournament in Chinese Taipei.

Thuy went down against Panipak Wongphattanakit of Thailand in the final.

Vietnam has secured five spots in the upcoming Youth Olympics including three for weightlifting, a spot for rowing and for taekwondo.-VNA