Trần Hiếu Ngân

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In this Vietnamese name, the family name is Tran. According to Vietnamese custom, this person should properly be referred to by the given name Ngan.
Trần Hiếu Ngân
Medal record
Representing  Vietnam
Women's taekwondo
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2000 Sydney 57 kg
Asian Games
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Bangkok Bantamweight
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 1998 Ho Chi Minh Featherweight
Silver medal – second place 1996 Melbourne Featherweight

Trần Hiếu Ngân (born June 26, 1974)[1] is a Vietnamese Taekwondo athlete who competed in the Women's 49-57 kg weight class at the 2000 Summer Olympics, and she won the silver medal. It was the only Vietnamese medal during the 2000 Summer Olympics, and their first of four Olympic medals.[2]

The first name (Ngan) means metal.

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Hieu Ngan Tran". databaseOlympics. Retrieved 2008-08-10. 
  2. ^ "Medal first for Vietnam". BBC Sport Online. 2000-09-28. Retrieved 2008-08-10.