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31st SEA Games: Vietnam Taekwondo wins 3 of 4 matches

19 May 2022 | 15:23 | News

Nguyen Thi Hang Nga (Vietnam, green) defeated Teo Vireen (Malaysia, red) by a landslide in the 48kg category. (Photo: Fan Tuanying/VNA)

On the afternoon of May 8, the 31st Taekwondo Southeast Asian Games was held at the Bac Ninh Provincial Multifunctional Gymnasium.

Vietnam Taekwondo team won 3 out of 4 matches.

Participating in the second match of the day, in the full-contact 57kg competition, Vietnam Taekwondo athlete Nguyen Xuan Fang faced a lot of pressure, he had to protect the defending Southeast Asian Games champion 30 results in the Philippines.

However, when he came into the game, he got in quickly and delivered a ferocious, powerful blow that quickly secured the first point.

Shortly after, however, athlete Arunno Sivapan (Thailand) fought back fiercely. At the end of the game, Xuan Fang lost 1:2, and the victory was in favor of the Thai team.

Also in the 48kg Full Contact content, after Nguyen Xuan Phuong’s match, Nguyen Thi Hang Nga met Teo Vireen (Malaysian team) in blue, accompanied by enthusiastic cheers from the audience. The professional fighting style has boosted her abilities, and she won with a 3-0 scoreline.

Although in the 30th SEA Games, Nguyen The Huong only won the bronze medal, but in the opening match of the 31st SEA Games, The Huong played quickly and defeated the Philippines team Nehyeban Carlos Alvarez with 3 points. . : 0 In the low kick event, 67kg.

Also in the opening match, athlete Bui Hai Linh, considered a promising young face in the Taekwondo 52kg Low Kick content, defeated opponent Nao Srey Pov (Cambodia) 2:1.

According to the schedule, the second day of the Taekwondo competition (May 9) will continue with the qualifying rounds and the quarter-finals.

Cambodian fans rejoiced as athlete Toch Rachhan (Cambodia) beat Esteban Jomar Balangui (Philippines). (Photo: Huang Xiao/VNA)

Athlete Toch Rachhan (Cambodia) defeated Esteban Jomar Balangui (Philippines). (Photo: Khanh Hoa/Vietnam News Agency)

Esteban Jomar Balangui (Philippines, red hat) vs Toch Rachhan (Cambodia, blue). (Photo: Huang Xiao/VNA)

Athlete Toch Rachhan (Cambodia) defeated Esteban Jomar Balangui (Philippines). (Photo: Khanh Hoa/Vietnam News Agency)

Esteban Jomar Balangui (Philippines, red hat) vs Toch Rachhan (Cambodia, blue). (Photo: Huang Xiao/VNA)

Athlete Toch Rachhan (Cambodia) defeated Esteban Jomar Balangui (Philippines). (Photo: Khanh Hoa/Vietnam News Agency)

Esteban Jomar Balangui (Philippines, red hat) vs Toch Rachhan (Cambodia, blue). (Photo: Huang Xiao/VNA)

Athlete Nguyen Xuan Fang (Vietnam). (Photo: Khanh Hoa/Vietnam News Agency)

Esteban Jomar Balangui (Philippines, red hat) vs Toch Rachhan (Cambodia, blue). (Photo: Huang Xiao/VNA)

Athletes Nguyen Xuan Phuong (Vietnam, blue) vs Arunno Sivapan (Thailand, red). (Photo: Khanh Hoa/Vietnam News Agency)

Athlete Toch Rachhan (Cambodia) defeated Esteban Jomar Balangui (Philippines). (Photo: Huang Xiao/VNA)

Athletes Nguyen Xuan Phuong (Vietnam, blue) vs Arunno Sivapan (Thailand, red). (Photo: Khanh Hoa/Vietnam News Agency)

Athletes Nguyen Xuan Phuong (Vietnam, blue) vs Arunno Sivapan (Thailand, red). (Photo: Fan Tuanying/VNA)

Athletes Nguyen Xuan Phuong (Vietnam, blue) vs Arunno Sivapan (Thailand, red). (Photo: Khanh Hoa/Vietnam News Agency)

Athletes Nguyen Xuan Phuong (Vietnam, blue) vs Arunno Sivapan (Thailand, red). (Photo: Fan Tuanying/VNA)

Filipino athlete Esteban Jomar_Balangui (red cap) and Cambodian athlete Toch Tachhan (blue cap) participated. (Photo: Dinh Van Many/VNA)

Athletes Nguyen Xuan Phuong (Vietnam, blue) vs Arunno Sivapan (Thailand, red). (Photo: Fan Tuanying/VNA)

Nguyen Thi Hang Nga (Vietnam, green) defeated Teo Vireen (Malaysia, red) by a landslide in the 48kg category. (Photo: Pham Tuan Anh/VNA) (Photo: Khanh Hoa/VNA)

Nguyen Thi Hang Nga (Vietnam, green) defeated Teo Vireen (Malaysia, red) by a landslide in the 48kg category. (Photo: Fan Tuanying/VNA)

Nguyen Thi Hang Nga (Vietnam, green) defeated Teo Vireen (Malaysia, red) in the 48kg category. (Photo: Fan Tuanying/VNA)

Thanh Thuong (VNA/Vietnam+)