Vũ Thị Hương

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Vũ Thị Hương
Medal record
Women's athletics
Representing  Vietnam
Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 2010 Guangzhou 200 m
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Guangzhou 100 m
Asian Indoor Games
Gold medal – first place 2009 Hanoi 60 m
Asian Championships
Silver medal – second place 2007 Amman 100 m
Silver medal – second place 2009 Guangzhou 100 m
Silver medal – second place 2009 Guangzhou 200 m
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Amman 200 m
Southeast Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 2005 Manila 100 m
Gold medal – first place 2007 Khorat 100 m
Gold medal – first place 2007 Khorat 200 m
Gold medal – first place 2009 Vientaine 100 m
Gold medal – first place 2009 Vientaine 200 m
Gold medal – first place 2013 Naypyidaw 100 m
Gold medal – first place 2013 Naypyidaw 200 m
Silver medal – second place 2003 Hanoi 4×100 me relay
Silver medal – second place 2005 Manila 200 m
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Hanoi 100 m

Vũ Thị Hương (born October 7, 1986) is a track and field sprint athlete who competes internationally for Vietnam.[1]

Huong (she is referred to by her first name Huong, as is the custom in Vietnam) won the silver medal in women's 100m event and the bronze medal in women's 200m event at the 2007 Asian Athletics Championship in Amman, Jordan. She also won the bronze medal in women's 100m and silver medal in the women's 200m event at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China in 2009.

At recent Southeast Asian Games editions, she has been dominating the short distances. She won the double (both 100m and 200m) gold medal at the 2007 Games in Thailand, and the 100m gold and 200 m silver at the 2005 Games in the Philippines. At the first SEA Games in her career (2003 in Vietnam) she won bronze in the 100m and silver in the 4x100 relay with the Vietnam team.

Huong represented Vietnam at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. She competed at the 100 metres sprint and placed third in her first round heat after Kim Gevaert and Yulia Nestsiarenka in a time of 11.65 seconds. She qualified for the second round in which she failed to qualify for the semi finals as her time of 11.70 was the eighth and slowest time of her race. At the first elimination round, she beat many strong contestants including Chisato Fukushima of Japan and Halimat Ismaila of Nigeria.[1]

At the 3rd Asian Indoor Games in Hanoi, she dominated in the women's 60 mm and won the gold medal in a time of 7.24 seconds.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Athlete biography: Thi Huong Vu at the Wayback Machine (archived September 9, 2008), beijing2008.cn, ret: Aug 28, 2008