Vietnam to have 15 representatives at summer Olympics

Vietnam to have 15 representatives at summer Olympics
Nguyen Thi Anh Vien will compete in three swimming events in Brazil Olympics.
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HA NOI (VNS) - Viet Nam plan to send up to 15 athletes to the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games next year in Brazil. The athletes will enter shooting, track-and-field, gymnastics, fencing and weightlifting events.

According to the National Sports Administration, four Vietnamese have qualified for the Games next summer.

They are marksmen Hoang Xuan Vinh and Tran Quoc Cuong, swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien and runner Nguyen Thi Huyen.

Vien is set to compete in three events of 200m individual medley (IM) , 400m IM and 400m free style.

Huyen will take part in the women's 400m and 400m-hurdle events.

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