He's the superstar now.. Vietnamese shooter Phang Quang Huy clinches his country's first gold medal at Asian Games

Pham Quang Huy scored an impressive total of 240.5 points in the men's 10m air pistol event to bag the gold medal at the ongoing Hangzhou Asian Games. - Vietbnam News/ANN

HANOI (Vietnam News/ANN): Vietnamese shooter Pham Quang Huy on Thursday secured the first gold medal for the nation at the 19th Asian Games (ASIAD 2023) held in Hangzhou, China's Zhejiang province.

Huy exhibited exceptional prowess, amassing an impressive total of 240.5 points in the men's 10m air pistol event, reported Vietnam News Agency (VNA).

The silver medal was claimed by shooter Lee Wonho representing the Republic of Korea, who garnered a commendable 239.4 points. Meanwhile, Uzbekistan's Vladimir Svechnikov clinched the bronze with a score of 219.9 points.

In a preceding event, Vietnamese shooters displayed commendable teamwork, earning a bronze medal in the men's 10m air pistol team event, securing a total of 1,730 points.

Adding to Vietnam's achievements, on Sept 25, shooter Ngo Huu Vuong demonstrated remarkable skill, clinching a well-deserved silver medal. - Vietnam News/ANN

Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!

Vietnam , shooter , Gold Medal , Hangzhou , Asian Games


Next In Aseanplus News

Asean news headlines as at 9pm on Saturday (May 25)
Zii Jia storms into final
Nurse learns tragic truth after duty calls at WCE crash site
Covid-19 hospitalisations up to 280 over past week, seniors urged to get another vaccine shot
Megawati signals joining opposition, says safeguarding democracy important
Lawmaker seeks to ban TikTok, ‘foreign adversary-controlled’ apps in Philippines
Pearly-Thinaah bow out in Malaysia Masters semi-finals
Roy King - Arif exit Malaysia Masters after semi-final loss to second-seeded Danes
‘John Wick’ lookalike in Bangkok charms Thai social media users
Fahmi to meet social media platform representatives in Singapore next month

Others Also Read