Vietnamese athletes brought home three golds, five silvers, and six bronzes from the 2012 Asian Bodybuilding Championships, which was closed in Guangzhou, China on September 23.

Gold medalists included Ho Tan Phat, in the classical content under the men’s 1.6 meter category, Pham Van Mach, in the men’s under-55kg category and Dinh Kim Loan in the women’s U49kg class.

The 2010 Asia championships title Nguyen Truong Giang only reaped a bronze in the men’s 1.7 meter class.

In the women’s team, Vietnam ranks second at the championships which drew more than 180 athletes from 32 countries and territories.-VNA