Vietnam athletes on the highest podium in FIG World Cup Series Tokyo International 2019. Photo courtesy of the International Gymnastics Federation
The Vietnamese aerobic contingent won three gold, silver and bronze medals each at an international meet in Japan.
Vietnam sent 16 athletes to the FIG World Cup Series Tokyo International 2019 in Tokyo, including several making their debut at the event.
The team won a gold medal each in the group, trio and pair categories. The group gold was won by Tran Ngoc Thuy Vi, Le Hoang Phong, Vuong Hoai An, Nguyen Che Thanh and Nguyen Viet Anh. Thai Trinh Hong Phu, Nguyen Quynh Nhu and Hoang Gia Bao won the trio gold in the 15-17 age group, while Thai Trinh Hong Phu and Huynh Tien Phuoc took the pair gold, also in the 15-17 age group.
The three silver and three bronze medals were won in the individual, (women) trio and pair categories in different age groups.
The FIG World Cup Series Tokyo International 2019 is one of the competitions of the 2019 FIG World Cup Series, officially organized and promoted by the International Gymnastics Federation.
The tournament this year took place from April 12 to 14 in Tokyo, Japan, with the participation of hundreds of athletes from 22 countries and territories, including aerobic giants like U.S., Japan, South Korea and Spain.
Vietnam scored three gold, two silver and four bronze medals at the event last year.