Vietnamese gymnast Nguyen Ha Thanh has been invited to take part in the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup to be held in La Roche-sur-Yon City, France on March 16-17.

Thanh, the only representative from Vietnam, has won over organisers with his remarkable achievements in tournaments last year. Among them were one gold and one silver medal from the World Cup, and one silver and one bronze from the Asian championships.

After France, Thanh will fly to Cottbus City in Germany for the FIG Challenger Cup on March 22-24.

The two tournaments are warm-up steps for the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Belgium in September-VNA