Five VN records set in national swimming event

Viet Nam News

HÀ N?I — The National Swimming Championships saw five Vietnamese individual records set in Th?a Thiên-Hu? on Friday.

Ngô Th? Ng?c Qu?nh of Qu?ng Bình set a national record in the women’s 50m breast with a time of 32.14secs, beating the old record of 32.33.

Hoàng Quý Phu?c of Ðà N?ng beat the old record of 1:46.00 in the men’s 200m freestyle to set a new record of 1:45.15.

Phu?c continued to set a record in the men’s 50m freestyle, with a time of 22.74secs, surpassing the old record of 22.90secs.

In the men’s 400m individual medley, Nguy?n H?u Kim Son of An Giang made a record of 4:20.35, beating the old record of 4:20.76. Tr?n Duy Khôi of HCM City also made a new record of this category with a time of 4:15.26.

After two days of competition, HCM City temporarily took the lead with eight golds, five silvers and three bronzes. Ðà N?ng came in second with three golds and two bronzes. Qu?ng Bình are third with two golds, one silver and three bronzes.

The five-day tournament has attracted the participation of 105 swimmers from 19 teams across the country, competing for 45 sets of medals. — VNS

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