15:24 | 23/11/2016 Society
Vietnamese karate martial artist Nguyen Hoang Ngan has been appointed as a member of the World Karate Federation (WKF) Athletes Commission, according to Vu Son Ha, head of the karate section of the National Sports Administration.
Karate martial artist Nguyen Hoang Ngan (Photo: VNA)
Ngan is considered the “Kata queen" of Vietnam. She is member of the Ministry of Public Security team.
The 32-year-old athletes won gold medals in 2006 and 2008 at the World Karate Championships. She won gold in the World Games in 2009, a gold medal at the Kobe Osaka International World Cup in 2007, a silver medal at the Asian Games in 2014 and many golds at the Southeast Asian Games.
Last year, Ngan and her teammates Do Thi Thu Ha and Nguyen Thi Hang won the only gold medal for Vietnam at the Asian Karate Federation Championships, held in Yokohama, Japan./.