SEA Games 31: Swimmer Nguyen Huy Hoang shines with two more golds for Viet Nam on May 19
|Nguyen Huy Hoang came first in the men's 200m butterfly. (Photo: VNA)|
In the men’s 800m freestyle, Viet Nam’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 in 8 minutes and 4.23 seconds.
Thirty minutes later, Hoang surprised everyone when coming first in the men’s 200m butterfly, which is not his forte.
At this SEA 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.