Last update: 10:37 | 11/08/2017
Vietnamese taekwondo artists hope that hard training under the guidance of a Korean expert at the National Sports Training Centre in Hanoi in the lead-up to SEA Games 29 will pay off in a treasure trove of medals.
The national taekwondo team convenes at the National Sports Training Centre one month ahead of the SEA Games 29.
Pictured is taekwondo artist Truong Thi Thanh Tuyen (right) coming back from the Republic of Korea with a silver medal in the women under 46-kg at the 2017 World Taekwondo Championships.
Thanh Tuyen and other taekwondo fighters wear special coat to force weight loss.
Korean expert Kim instructs Vietnamese taekwondo artists in the combat category.
Vietnamese players train with special sports power straps that are attached to their ankles and around their waist.
Ho Thi Kim Ngan (right), who won gold at the Asian Cadet Taekwondo Championship in 2015, is 1.74 metres tall and competes in the women’s under 41kg category.