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Vovinam tournament finds national champs

Vovinam tournament finds national champs

The 2013 National Vovinam Championships concluded three days of high kicking martial arts action yesterday at the indoor hall of Olympic Stadium.

A total of 40 males and 14 females from four clubs participated, each receiving a 51,000 riel (US$12.67) daily salary from organisers the Ministry of Youth, Education and Sport.

Categories for men and women’s including individual and team performances with and without a sword, as well as various combat weight divisions.

Olympic Club were the most prolific with 12 gold medals, 7 silver and 5 bronzes. Takhmao Vovinam Club were second with a haul of one gold, 3 silvers and 7 bronzes.

Children Rescue Organisation and Dam Vovinam Club went home with two silvers and four bronzes and one silver and four bronzes respectively.

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