The Vietnamese petanque team finished in the third place at the 15th Asian petanque championship that ended in Nonthaburi , Thailand , on Dec. 19.

The Thai team led the medal tally with two golds, one silver and six bronzes. Vietnam won gold, one silver and two bronze medals, while the Cambodian team finished with two gold and two bronze medals.

Huynh Cong Tam won the gold medal in the men's singles event, while Tran Thi Phuong Em came third in the same event for women.

The women's team – consisting of Phan Thi Thuy Diem, Phan Thi Anh Hong and Nguyen Thi Truc Mai – took the silver medal, while the men's team, —consisting of Danh Saphal, Thach Huu Tam and Thach Duong – took the bronze medal.

The four-day event was organised by the Asian Petanque and Sports Boules Confederation./.