Swimmer Nguyen Huy Hoang

In the men’s 800m freestyle, Vietnam’s No.1 swimmer finished first with a time of 7 minutes and 57.65 seconds. Meanwhile, his teammate Nguyen Huu Kim Son secured the silver medal with 8 minutes and 4.23 seconds.

Thirty minutes later, Hoang surprised all when coming first in the men’s 200m butterfly which is not his forte.

At this Games, Hoang personally pocketed four gold medals and contributed to the victory of the Vietnamese team in the men’s 4x100m relay.

The Vietnamese swimming team won a total of 11 gold, 11 silver and three bronze medals, ranking second in the medal table. The Singaporean team ranks first in this sport, with 21 golds, 11 silvers and 12 bronzes.

Source: VNA