Nguyễn Văn Hùng (martial artist)

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Nguyễn Văn Hùng
Medal record
Representing  Vietnam
Men's taekwondo
Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 2002 Busan Heavyweight
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 2004 Seongnam Heavyweight
Silver medal – second place 2008 Luoyang Heavyweight
Silver medal – second place 2000 Hong Kong Heavyweight
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Bangkok Heavyweight
Nguyễn Văn Hùng
Cantho Catfish
Position Center
League Vietnam Basketball Association
Personal information
Born (1980-05-05) May 5, 1980 (age 37)
Cần Thơ, Vietnam
Nationality Vietnamese
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Career information
Playing career 2016–present
Career history
2016–present Cantho Catfish
2017 Saigon Heat

Nguyễn Văn Hùng (born 5 May 1980) is a Vietnamese martial artist, and professional basketball player for the Cantho Catfish of the Vietnam Basketball Association (VBA) and the Saigon Heat of the ASEAN Basketball League (ABL). He is a three-time gold medalist in Taekwondo at the Southeast Asian Games. He also represented his country at the 2008 Beijing Olympics in taekwondo. For his accomplishments in sport, his government granted him the Honourable First Class Labour Order in January 2006.[1][2]

Văn Hùng was a member of the Vietnam national basketball team that competed in the 2017 SEABA Championship.[3]


  1. ^ "Gala to honour athletes, coaches". Vietnamnet Bridge. Vietnam News Agency. 2006-01-20. Retrieved 2008-01-22. 
  2. ^ "Taekwondo và Karatedo xuất trận, Pencak Silat sẽ lấy nhiều vàng". Sài Gòn Giài Phóng (newspaper). 2007-12-12. Retrieved 2008-01-22. 
  3. ^ "Van Hung plans to use everything he has learned to help grow Vietnam basketball". Retrieved 20 May 2017.