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Vietnamese wins two golds at Asian swimming event

Last update: 10:40 | 13/09/2017

Vietnamese swimmer Lam Quang Nhat won two golds and one silver at the ongoing Asian Age Group Swimming Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.



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Vietnamese swimmer Lam Quang Nhat



Nhat defeated strong rivals from India, Hong Kong, Uzbekistan and Thailand to take the lead in the men’s 800m freestyle with a time of 8:13.13.

His achievement also set the new record of the event, beating the old record of 8:13.41.

In the men’s 400m medley, the HCM City-born swimmer Nhat also triumphed with a time of 4:28.27.

In addition to two golds, Nhat brought home a silver medal in the 400m freestyle.

At the Southeast Asian Games, which concluded in Malaysia last month, Nhat won a silver medal in the men’s 1,500m freestyle.

VNA

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