Nguyen Thi Thu Ha, Vuong Thi Binh and Nguyen Thi Huyen excellently won the only gold medal for the Vietnamese pencak silat team in the content of the right to perform at sea Games thirty first.
After the referee announced the results, many people present at the Bac Tu Liem gymnasium (Hanoi) will probably notice a female boxer who celebrated emotionally with her family – that is Nguyen Thi Thu Ha. . She ran right over to her parents, holding her grandson and hugging her husband in boundless joy.
Thu Ha (centre) and her teammates celebrate their emotions when they beat their opponent in the final
A true farmer’s son
While waiting for the medal show, the newspaper reporter Youth had the opportunity to contact Thu Ha’s father. Mr. Nguyen Van Thao (58 years old) is not familiar with technology. Even so, he was still staring at the screen with somewhat dimmed eyes, pressing and scanning on the touch phone to find the livestream function in the Facebook application.
Looking at the gold medal tray in the hands of the volunteers and thinking that it will be worn on the neck of his daughter, Mr. Thao expressed his joy. When Thu Ha stood on the highest podium to sing the national anthem Vietnamthe 58-year-old man also did not forget to raise the phone high to capture this proud moment.
Talking to reporters, Mr. Nguyen Van Thao revealed about his daughter: “Thu Ha is my second daughter (with 3 daughters), born in a farming family in Bac Giang. Khi Thu Ha. To go to Hanoi from home, she often takes advantage of going home twice a month.Every time she comes home, Ha doesn’t mind difficulties, changes clothes and follows her parents to the fields to plant rice, cut rice, carry manure, spread manure and so on. I do everything like a real farmer. I am very obedient and love my parents. When I come home, I do everything, from washing cars, tending ducks… whatever can be done is done.”
Mr. Nguyen Van Thao (left) with Thu Ha
“Escape” her husband to go to the martial arts arena
Talking about the journey to the 31st SEA Games gold medal, Mr. Thao also said that it was his daughter’s unremitting efforts from many aspects. Not only training, Thu Ha partly had to sacrifice herself and her family a little because she wanted to dedicate herself to the country’s sports.
Thu Ha has won the SEA Games gold medal and many other noble achievements. However, she still aspires to stand on the top podium at a conference held at home. Married since the end of 2021, Thu Ha has put aside many personal plans to continue to stand on the ring. At one time, the 29-year-old female boxer hid her husband and parents to register for the SEA Games because she did not want to “quit the profession”.
Thu Ha and her family took a photo after winning gold
Up to this point, Thu Ha was completely satisfied and proud of her choice. As Mr. Thao said, the SEA Games gold medal is very precious, but the SEA Games gold medal held at home is even more meaningful. Although talking to reporters, the 58-year-old man still kept looking at his daughter with happy eyes.
“It was I who brought Ha to martial arts when I let her practice taekwondo since 7th grade. Maybe this is the time when my family and I feel most honored and proud of Thu Ha’s efforts. was rewarded with 1 silver medal and 1 gold medal at the SEA Games at home. Me and my family are really satisfied and can’t be happier than right now”, Mr. Thao said happily.