Vietnamese bodybuilders top Asian championship

September 6, 2023 HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam won three gold medals at the 55th Asian Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship on 4 September in Kathmandu, Nepal.
They achieved their target, matching what they accomplished in 2022, on the first day of the competition, which showcased the most impressive bodybuilders from Asia.
Bùi Đắc Phi Vũ overcame Suresh Duwal of the hosts and Azri Win Asmat Sefri from Malaysia to secure his title in the men’s 55kg category.
His teammate Trần Thị Thanh Tâm triumphed in the women’s fitness physique up to 165cm and Nguyễn Thị Kim Cương championed the women’s fitness physique above 165cm.
The Vietnamese team also secured one silver and three bronzes in other categories.
The championship runs from 4-6 September with the participation of 236 athletes from 17 countries and territories. They compete in 45 categories, organised by the Asian Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation, under the auspices of the Nepal Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation.
The first day witnessed the completion of 15 events for senior and junior athletes. In the subsequent days, competitors will participate in the men’s events with weights ranging from 75kg to over-100kg; women’s 55kg and over-55kg; men’s fitness physique, women’s model physique; sport physique and athletic physique. VNS

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