Vietnamese rowers secure five golds at Asian Cup hinh anh 1

Vietnamese rowers pose for photo after finishing the Asian Rowing Cup 2017, which closed on Sunday in Palembang, Indonesia (Source:

Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnam bagged five gold medals at the Asian Rowing Cup 2017, which closed on December 10 in Palembang, Indonesia.

Bui Van Hoan won in the men’s 2,000m singles sculls lightweight. He finished first with a time of 6min 50.87sec.

He was followed by Hong Kong’s Wong Wai Chun (6:54.08) and host Prasetyo Luckiyus (7:02.13).

Ta Thanh Huyen and Nguyen Thị Giang triumphed in the women’s 2,000m double sculls lightweight category

The duo took the top position with a time of 6:55.44.

Filipinos Snyder Khrizzia Ariane Joy and Delgaco Joanie were second (7:02.46) and Thailand 2’s Pitakpaothai Tippaporn and Pitakpaothai Thilada stood third (7:06.96).

Later, Dinh Thi Hao and Nguyen Lam Kieu Diem bagged their gold in the women’s 2,000m double sculls lightweight. Pham Thi Hue won the women’s 2,000m single sculls, while Tran Thi An and Le Thi Hien topped the women’s 2,000m coxless pairs.

The team also pocketed one silver and two bronze medals from the tournament’s nine categories.-VNA