Athlete To Thi Trang’s father passed away a day after she won the first gold medal for Vietnamese sports at the 31st SEA Games
On the evening of May 10, To Thi Trang won a gold medal in the 48kg class Kurash at the SEA Games. This is also the opening medal for the “golden rain” of Vietnamese sports. However, not long after this memorable milestone, the 23-year-old female athlete had to receive sad news. Her father just passed away.
Trang also shared on her personal page the emotional moment when she brought the gold medal to her father in the hospital.
The emotional picture shared by To Thi Trang on her personal page
Yesterday, the team’s coach also shared that Trang’s family members were in the hospital. However, she still competed well to win gold in her first time attending the convention. She then burst into tears, saying she wanted to dedicate this title to her father. At this time, a series of condolences and encouragements were sent to the family of the girl born in 1999.
To Thi Trang played well to become the first female athlete to bring home the first gold medal for Vietnamese sports at the 31st SEA Games (Photo: Huy Pham)
To Thi Trang was born in Dong Anh, Hanoi and has been practicing Kurash for many years. In 2013, she made a splash when she won silver at the Asian Championships. She then won many other big and small titles and the latest was the gold medal at the recent SEA Games. Besides Kurash, she also competes in Judo.
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