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Viên wins gold in Pro Swim Series

Nguyen Thi Anh Vien wins 400m IM at the Pro Swim Series Mesa tournament in Arizona, United States, on Thursday. — Photo baomoi.com
Viet Nam News

HA NOI — Nguyen Thi Anh Vien won a gold medal at the Pro Swim Series Mesa tournament in Arizona, United States, on Thursday.

The Vietnamese won in the women’s 400m individual medley (IM) with a time of 4:44.68.

Connie Dean of England came second clocking 4:46.63, while Ilektra Lebl from Greece was third with 4:49.68.

Vien will further compete in the 200m IM, 100m backstroke and 200m butterfly events.

Vien is Viet Nam’s hope of a medal in the upcoming Asian Games in Indonesia. She hopes to win a gold and is sharpening her skills by practising in the United States.

In the last Asian Games, Vien brought home two bronze medals in 200m backstroke and 400m IM.

Pro Swim Series is an American swimming competition. The winner in each category will receive five points for their world ranking and a bonus of US$1,000. — VNS

 

 


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