Hanoi (VNS/VNA) – SEA Video games champion Pham Van Mach is concentrating on a gold
medal in his return to the 54th Asian Bodybuilding and Physique Sports activities
Championship subsequent month within the Maldives.
Mach is likely one of the finest bodybuilders in Vietnam, competing within the males’s 55kg
class and having gained a number of nationwide championships. The An Giang province-born
athlete grabbed 5 world championship gold medals in 2001, 2009, 2010, 2014
He additionally triumphed within the continental competitors eight instances, taking seven
titles in a row from 2004 to 2012, and one other in 2014.
Eventually month’s SEA Video games 31, the 46-year-old athlete overcame all different rivals
to safe his second Video games gold.
The title was a robust push for him to coach exhausting in getting ready for the Asian
occasion on July 15-21. A complete of 51 occasions will probably be organised within the first three
days earlier than the Annual Congress from July 17.
Other than Mach, different in-form athletes akin to Dinh Kim Mortgage and Tran Hoang Duy
Thuan, who additionally gained titles in latest SEA Video games, can even compete within the
On the upcoming championship, coach Nguyen Van Hai doesn’t set any objectives for
the workforce as a result of there will probably be many highly effective athletes on the occasion, the primary
in three years. He expects there to be a excessive stage of competitiveness./.