14 March 2007

Viet Nam defends world championship in pencak silat

Ha Noi, March 13 (VNA) - Vietnamese pencak silat artists dominated in eight out of 10 categories for men and three categories for women at the world competition in Singapore with 11 gold medals, successfully defending their championship title.

Competing in only combat events at the World Junior Pencak Silat Championship from March 9-12, 16 Vietnamese artists also brought home three silvers and two bronzes.

Malaysia came in second with four golds.

More than 200 athletes from 15 countries competed at the Championship.

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