Vietnamese dominate regional Vovinam champs

15:03 | 18/01/2017 Society

Vietnam took top position in the Southeast Asian Vovinam (Vietnamese traditional martial art) Championship on January 16 in Seam Reap, Cambodia.

Vietnam win 12 gold medals at regional Vovinam championship (Credit:

The Vietnamese martial artists earned 12 golds, 13 silvers and one bronze at the fourth championship, which began on January 9.

The hosts came in second place with nine titles. Laos stood in third, winning four gold medals.

The tournament lured participants from seven countries in the region. They competed for 27 sets of medals in nine categories, as well as 18 medals awarded for performance.