Vietnam secured five gold medals to rank first after three days of competitions at the on-going Southeast Asian Fencing Championship 2012, which started in Ho Chi Minh City on November 11.

This year’s event drew 133 fencers from Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Brunei, Cambodia and host Vietnam competing in 12 single and team categories.

The Vietnamese team gathered fencers who made high achievements at regional and international competitions.-VNA