Vietnam tops Shuttlecock World Championships 2019 in France

14:38 | 27/08/2019 Society

The Vietnam’s team posted a first-place finish at the Shuttlecock World Championships 2019, which took place from August 21 to 24 in Eaubonne, in the northern suburbs of Paris, France.

Vietnamese players at the Shuttlecock World Championships 2019

The Vietnamese players took home five gold and two silver medals, while China’s team finished second with two gold, three silver and one bronze medal, followed by team from Hong Kong (China) with two silver medals.

The last day of the tournament on August 24 saw two victories of Vietnamese players in the men's and women's team events, during which they beat their opponents from Hong Kong (China) and China, respectively.

Earlier on August 23, the Vietnamese shuttlecock players suffered losses to China in the men’s and women’s doubles categories.

The Shuttlecock World Championships 2019, the tenth of its kind, attracted the participation of 15 teams, which are all members of the International Shuttlecock Federation, including France, Vietnam, Germany, Hungary, China, Hong Kong (China), and Canada, among others.

Theo NDO