Culture - Sports Thứ hai, 08/05/2017 14:49

Anh Vien claims two silver medals at Arena Pro Swim Series

Vietnam’s swimming star Nguyen Thi Anh Vien has won two bronze medals in the women’s 1,500m freestyle event and 400m individual medley on the first two days of competition at the 2017 Arena Pro Swim Series in Atlanta, the US.

Vietnam’s swimming star Nguyen Thi Anh Vien
Vietnam’s swimming star Nguyen Thi Anh Vien

On the first day of competition, the Vietnamese swimming star earned a silver medal and set her record in the women’s 1,500m freestyle event with a time of 16min 28.18sec.

In the women’s 400m individual medley on May 7, she came in second with a time of 4min 45.25sec.

Meanwhile, Forde Brooke of the US, took the gold medal with a time of 4:43.64.

Anh Vien is currently training in the US for the Olympic Games while her achievements continue to grow. Born in 1996, Anh is the only Vietnamese swimmer to win three places in the 2016 Olympics, being considered one of the medal hopes of Vietnam at the Games next year.

(Source: NDO)

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