Vietnamese Judo team win the mixed team title.

Nguyen Xuan Phuong topped the men’s full contact 60kg category after beating Soukan Taipanyavong of Laos 3 - 0. He was also the champion of the full contact 57kg category at the SEA Games in the Philippines in 2019.

In Judo, Vietnamese athletes won the mixed team title to raise their total gold medals at this year’s Games to eight. The full list of team members includes Nguyen Thi Bich Ngoc, Nguyen Ngoc Diem Phuong, Le Huynh Tuong Vi, Duong Thanh Thanh, Hoang Bui Thuy Linh, Nguyen Hai Ba Truong, Hoang Phuc, Le Anh Tai, Bui Thien Hoang, Le Dinh Vu, Nguyen Chau Hoang Lan.

Meanwhile, Vietnam's traditional boat racing team also powered home to gold in the 12-seat mixed event after finishing first in the 800m race.

As of 5:30p.m. on May 16, Vietnam remains atop the leaderboard with 132 gold, 104 silver, and 108 bronze medals. Second place is currently occupied by Thailand (102, 82, 100) followed by Indonesia (80, 76, 100).

Source: VNA