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Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnamese athletes won two gold medals at the ongoing 19th ASEAN University Games in Myanmar.

All the titles were in track-and-field events held on December 13.

Runner Pham Thi Hue won the women’s 10,000m in a time of 39min 15.20sec, leaving her nearest rival Yin Nyein Aye of the hosts far behind.

Her teammate Bui Van Dong succeeded in the men’s long jump event with a result of 7.80m. His runner-up Luqman Hakim of Malaysia jumped 18cm less than Dong.

Athletes will continue competing in the women’s 400m in athletics and other events like golf, table tennis, karate and vovinam.

The ASEAN University Games started on December 10 and will end on December 19.-VNA