KarateHÀ NỘI — Việt Nam topped the Southeast Asian Karate Championships, which closed in the Philippines on March 19. Vietnamese athletes secured 23 gold medals from tournaments for both seniors and juniors during seven days of competition in Manila. Among the winners were Asian champion Hoàng Thị Mỹ Tâm and the men's and women's kumite (combat) teams. Việt Nam sent 73 martial arts to the Manila event, which was considered their last warm-up for the 32th SEA Games in May in Cambodia. At the previous Games, Việt Nam topped the podium with seven titles.
Mar 21 2023