Vietnam wins silver taekwondo medal on global stage

Truong Thi Kim Tuyen won a silver medal at the 2017 WTF World Taekwondo Championships in the Republic of Korea on Sunday, a milestone for Vietnamese taekwondo.

The medal was in the women's 46kg category, in which Vietnam has previously won only bronze medals. Tuyen defeated six rivals, including Charanawat Napaporn of Thailand, who won the 2016 WTF World Junior Taekwondo Championship in this category. In the final round Tuyen was defeated by Korea's Sim Jae-young.

Source: VOV5