Vietnamese player wins silver at youth taekwondo champs hinh anh 1Pham Dang ​Khoa is holding his prize. Photo:

Vietnam's Pham Dang ​Khoa won a silver medal at the second WTF World Cadet Taekwondo Championships which closed in Muju, the Republic of Korea, on August 26.

Khoa lost 5-21 to host martial artist Lee Gi-Yeong in the final of the boys' U49kg category.

To reach the final, he overcame Mexican Elian Lopez 6-1, Ruslan Seyidov of Azebaizan 17-4, Ibrahim Maher of Jordan 16-7 and Jose Bellido Martin of Spain 7-1.

Vietnam sent six athletes to the event which ran from August 23-26.-VNA