Chakrit Baeppaend won the Viet Nam Paragliding Open's men's category in northern Hoa Binh province on November 18.

Baeppaend of Thailand took the gold medal with 110 points, followed by Tanapat Luangiam and Phati Kosalaraksa also from Thailand.

Thai pilots also dominated in the women's event. Plaifha Thongdonpum was first with 708 points. Pattarin Insornsart and Nutcha Prariyapanish were second and third, respectively.

Host Vietnam sent 27 pilots but did not win a single prize.-VNA