Vietnam won the championship title at the first Asian Pencak Silat Championship that ended in Bedok Sports Hall , Singapore on April 18.

After six day of competition, Vietnam picked up 11 gold, six silver and four bronze medals at sini (performance) and tanding (fighting) categories.

The host country Singapore ranked second in the tournament, followed by Indonesia .

The tournament attracted the participation of 135 martial artists from 11 regional countries, including Vietnam (31 members), India , Brunei , Indonesia , Malaysia , the Philippines and Thailand. /.