Vietnamese athletes gained nine gold medals on the third day of competition at the ABG5, helping the host country top the medal tally. The first gold medal secured for Vietnam on September 27 was bagged by trio Nguyen Thai Linh, Tran Hong Nhung and Do Thi Nguyen of the Vietnamese Sepak Takraw team after defeating three ladies from Myanmar in the Women’s Trio final. The trio overpowered Myanmar in the first set with an easy 21-9 win before taking the second set, 25-21, for the gold medal. Meanwhile in beach shuttlecock, Vietnamese athletes won three more golds in the men’s and women’s doubles, and in the mixed doubles event. Besides, Vietnam also bagged two gold medals in the beach athletics. Bui Thi Thu Thao took a 6.2m jump to win gold. In the women’s 60m final, Le Tu Chinh finished first in 7.6 seconds to win gold. In the women’s 60m final, Le Tu Chinh finished first in 7.6 seconds to win gold. In Kurash, Nguyen Thi Huong beat her teammate Nguyen Ngoc Diem Phuong in the women’s under 63kg class, taking gold and silver medals for Vietnam. Nguyen Thi Lan also won the gold medal after beating Tokas Amisha of India in the women’s under 70kg final. In Pencak Silat, pair Nguyen Thu Ha and Duong Anh Nguyet bagged the gold medal when they defeated their Malaysian rivals (576-567) in the women’s Ganda final. Vietnam lead the ABG5’s medal table with 18 gold, 17 silver and 23 bronze medals….