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Vietnam martial artists win big at Asian Vovinam Champs 2018.

November 05, 2018

Hanoi — Vietnam’s martial artists bagged 13 gold, 11 silver and 1 bronze medal at the 4th Asian Vovinam Championship, which concluded yesterday at Tabanan Gymnasium, Bali, Indonesia.

Hanoi — Vietnam’s martial artists bagged 13 gold, 11 silver and 1 bronze medal at the 4th Asian Vovinam Championship, which concluded yesterday at Tabanan Gymnasium, Bali, Indonesia.

Beginning on November 2, the tournament attracted 230 athletes from 17 nations and territories.

They competed for 38 medals, including 24 forms and 14 men’s and women’s sparrings.

The Vietnam delegation had 38 members, and ranked top in the table.

Runner-up was Cambodia with 11 golds, 11 silvers and 4 bronzes. Second runner-up was Myanmar with 3 golds, 1 silver, and 10 bronzes, while host Indonesia ranked 4th with 2 golds, 5 silvers and 19 bronzes.

At present, there are 600 Vovinam students in Indonesia, with 6 clubs Jakarta, Dwijehdra, Tabaham, Dehuhsam, Jawa Timun, and Lampumb. In Bali, over 200 attendees of 3 clubs are following Vovinam. At the Dwijehdra school, it is expected that 7,000 students of all education levels will study this kind of martial art in the future. — VNS

 

The first Vovinam (Vietnamese martial art) Grand Prix was organised in Algeria on May 4-5.

It attracted a large number of martial artists from Vovinam clubs in Algiers city and neighbouring provinces.

Thousands of spectators were present at the competition to cheer up the martial artists.

Addressing the award ceremony at the end of the event, Vietnamese ambassador to Algeria Phạm QuốcTrụ encouraged martial artists to promote the teaching and learning of the sport to spur the development of vovinam in Algeria as well as promote the relations between the two countries.

The event was sponsored by the Vietnamese Embassy and Vovinam Federation in Algeria. Introduced to Algeria in the 1970s, Vovinam has become popular and is now being practised by over 20,000 people across the African country.To date, Vovinam has been practised in more than 60 countries, with millions of learners from thousands of Vovinam clubs. — VNS

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​Viet​nam win world vovinam championship.

August 04, 2017

​Vovinam tournament gets underway

JUNE 02, 2017

Summer training:

The World Vovinam (a Vietnamese martial art form) Championships, which concluded in New Delhi, India, on August 5.

Vietnam lead the fifth World Vovinam Championship in India.

The fifth edition of the competition attracted 350 participants from 19 countries and territories, who competed in 16 categories in combat and 27 in performance.

Vietnamese martial artists overcame strong rivals from Iran, Russia and the hosts to bring home 17 gold medals, of which 10 were won in performance events.

Algeria came second, while Cambodia were at third.

The next championship will be held in France in 2019. 

Nearly 300 martial artists from 24 universities and colleges will compete for medals in combat and performance categories.

 

The three-day event aims to develop vovinam among students in the north.

It also hopes to find young talents.

In the combat division, martial artists will compete in 12 weight categories for men and seven for women.

Vovinam is a Vietnamse martial art, performed with and without weapons. — VNS

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​School girls displaying self defense and martial art skills.

May 07, 2017

Saigon city to host int’l martial arts festival.

April 14, 2016

Student of St Maaz High Girls School displaying self defense and martial art skills after their training at Vovinam, a Vietnamese martial art institute, on the eve of International Women’s Day, at their school at Saidabad in Hyderabad on Tuesday.

T Saigon 2016 International Martial Arts Festival will be held from April 22 to24.

The festival, hosted by the municipal People’s Committee for the first time, will include 15 martial arts delegations nationwide and 12 international teams, including those from Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Republic of Korea.

The event will be held at the Military Zone 7 Stadium, Ton Duc Thang University’s Stadium, and the Saigon City Municipal Theatre with activities including martial art performances, sbinars and competitions.

The festival is an opportunity to promote both the Vietnamese traditional and the Vovinam martial arts styles, as well as contributing to popularising the city’s image.

On the occasion, the organising board announced that the Number 1 Corporation will be the main sponsor of the festival.

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