Vietnamese karatekas win 22 golds at regional championship hinh anh 1Vietnamese Pham Minh Nhut wins a gold medal in the U21 male U75kg category. ​(Photo: facebook Nguyen Tuan) 

Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnam ended the Southeast Asian Karate Federation Championships with 22 gold medals and was ranked second behind hosts Indonesia in the medal tally.

The Vietnamese athletes also pocketed 18 silver medals and 30 bronze medals at the annual tournament which ended on May 5.

The sixth championships were held in held in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia, from May 1 to May 5.

Nearly 200 athletes from eight countries took part in the tournament.

Vietnam sent the national team and some young athletes from Hanoi, the Army and Binh Duong karate clubs. - VNA