Vietnamese wrestlers target Tokyo Olympics spots

15:38 | 09/02/2020 Society

Vietnamese athletes will take part in the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship in New Delhi, India, from February 18-23.

SEA Games champion Nguyen Thi My Hanh (on the top podium) is one of Vietnamese wrestlers ready to compete at the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship in India next week - Photo

The tournament at the KD Jadhav Stadium will kick off with the Greco-Roman competitions which are scheduled for the first two days, and then followed by freestyle events.

The championships are a qualifier for the Tokyo Olympics, with the two top teams qualifying for the Games this summer

After the continental tournament, Vietnamese wrestlers will take part in a world qualification tournament in April in Bulgaria. The top four teams from this event will also head to Tokyo.

Theo VNA