Vietnamese walker Nguyen Thi Thanh Phuc bagged a silver medal at the Asia 20km Race Walking Championship 2013, which concluded in Nomi city of Japan on March 10.

The walker from central Da Nang city finished her race in one hour 35 minutes and 26 seconds. Last year, she won the bronze medal at this champs.

Otoshi Kumi of the host country took the women’s crown in one hour 33 minutes and 49 seconds.

Phuc’s younger brother, Thanh Ngung, ranked fifth in the race for men with one hour 27 minutes and 30 seconds, breaking his own national record of one hour and 36 minutes.-VNA