Behind the glory

Behind the glory

NDO – Young swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien has been named the most valuable Vietnamese athlete of 2014 for her hard-to-beat achievements. However, to be successful, the 18-year-old athlete has had to work hard, paying with blood, sweat and tears. (Feb 19, 2015)

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Noble dreams of athletes born in Year of Horse

  Jan 29, 2014
Nhan Dan – Although some have retired, most of the class of Vietnamese athletes born in 1990, the Year of the Horse, have remained faithful to their chosen ways and are nurturing great ambitions for the upcoming Year of the Horse in 2014. 

Success stems from hard work

  Feb 02, 2014
Nhan Dan Online – The 27th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games concluded recently in Myanmar, wrapping up an up-and-down year for Vietnamese sport. Vietnamese sport fans experienced different tones of emotions, from sorrow to joy. Let’s take a quick look back at some exemplary athletes who made unceasing efforts to bring home glory from the region’s biggest sporting event. 

Top ten outstanding Vietnamese athletes at 27th SEA Games

  Dec 25, 2013
Nhan Dan Online – The 27th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games officially wrapped up after tens days of competition in Myanmar, with the sparkling performances of prominent individuals as well as the tournament’s numerable records broken by their talent. 

Grandmaster Quang Liem on achieving his childhood chess dreams

  Sep 21, 2013
Nhan Dan – The year 2013 marked a sparkling milestone in the career of top Vietnam chess master Le Quang Liem. He finished first in the blitz chess event at the World Blitz and Rapid Chess Championships in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia in June, before making history as the first Vietnamese player to progress into the fourth round of the World Chess Cup two months later. During 16 years of pursuing a career in chess, Liem has worked hard to fulfill his childhood dream of clinching a world championship title. 

Tien Minh drops in world rankings

  Sep 13, 2013
Nhan Dan Online – Top Vietnam badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh, with 57516.72 points, slipped two spots to rank 7th in the latest world rankings released by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). 

Quang Liem – History maker at World Chess Cup

  Aug 26, 2013
Nhan Dan Online – Vietnam chess prodigy Le Quang Liem landed Sunday at Tan Son Nhat airport in Ho Chi Minh City after miraculously progressing into the fourth round of the 2013 Men’s World Chess Cup.  

Tien Minh serves up miracle at world championships

  Aug 12, 2013
Nhan Dan Online – Nguyen Tien Minh has smashed his way to a bronze medal in the men's singles at the 2013 World Badminton Championships, becoming the first Vietnamese shuttler ever to win a medal at a world-level competition. 

Tien Minh wins first-ever medal in world competition

  Aug 11, 2013
Nhan Dan – Vietnamese badminton star Nguyen Tien Minh capped off a sensational performance in the semifinals at the 2013 World Badminton Championships in Guangzhou, China by winning his first-ever world medal. 

Tien Minh advances to world championships semifinals

  Aug 10, 2013
Nhan Dan – Top Vietnamese shuttler Nguyen Tien Minh edged out Denmark’s Jan O Jorgensen (world no. 10) 2-1 yesterday to make the semifinals of the 2013 World Badminton Championships in Guangzhou, China. 

Tien Minh – an inspiration to younger generations

  Aug 09, 2013
Nhan Dan Online – Nguyen Tien Minh is currently the brightest Vietnamese badminton star on the horizon and the only Vietnam representative listed in the world’s top ten players, currently sitting in seventh place with 55,166 points. 

Liem crowned world blitz champion

  Jun 11, 2013
Nhan Dan Online – Vietnam chess grandmaster Le Quang Liem won the blitz championship title at the 2013 World Blitz and Rapid Chess Championships in Russia yesterday. 

Anh Vien - new Vietnamese swimming talent

  Jul 07, 2011
Nhan Dan – Following the speedy rise of Hoang Quy Phuoc, the first Vietnamese swimmer to earn a ticket to the 2012 London Olympic Games, Vietnamese swimming has recently discovered another young talent: Anh Vien from the southern province of Can Tho. The 14 year-old girl secured 16 gold medals and broke nine records at the National Youth Swimming Championships and the 35th Southeast Asian (SEA) Age Group Swimming Championships last month. 

Van Ngoc Tu, queen of Vietnamese judo

  Apr 26, 2011
Nhan Dan - 24-year-old Van Ngoc Tu won the first medal for Vietnam at the 2011 Asian Judo Championships in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates in early April. It was the highest level a Vietnamese judo martial artist has ever achieved in a continent-wide competition. 

Grand master Le Quang Liem

  Jan 31, 2011
Nhan Dan - Talking about Vietnamese chess, we can not skip 19-year old grand master Le Quang Liem. There is a formula for the success of a chess player: the right investment and a breakthrough in competition. Currently, Liem possesses both of these factors.