Vietnam wins silver medal at Strandja boxing tournament hinh anh 1Boxer Ha Thi Linh (L) and her coach Nguyen Nhu Cuong (Photo: hanoimoi)

Hanoi (VNA) – Boxer Ha Thi Linh brought home a silver medal in the women’s 64 kg event on February 28 at the 67th International Boxing Tournament Strandja 2016 underway in Sofia, Bulgaria, the Hanoi Moi daily reported on February 29.

Linh defeated boxers from Wales (the UK), the Czech Republic and Italy before being beaten by Yang Wenlu from China.

The tournament, taking place from February 22 to 28, was held in preparation for the qualifying rounds of the 2016 Olympics. The event drew participation from 350 boxers from 40 countries worldwide.

The Vietnamese team attended the tournament with two coaches and four competitors.-VNA