Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnamese martial artist Ho Thi Kim Ngan won a gold medal at the second competition day of the Chuncheon Republic of Korea Open International Taekwondo Championships on July 4.

Ngan beat Japanese Eguchi Mahiro in the final of the women’s under 49kg category.


She has practiced taekwondo for four years and won a gold medal in the 44kg division in the World Junior Taekwondo Championships held in Canada last year.

The athlete, from the southern province of An Giang, also won gold medals in the 41kg category in the Southeast Asian and Asia tournament in 2015.

The Chuncheon Republic of Korea Open has attracted more than 1,000 athletes from 60 countries and territories. It will end on July 7.-VNA