On the afternoon of May 18, athletes Lo Thi Thanh and Pham Thi Hong Le of the Vietnamese track and field team participated in the 10,000m race at the 31st SEA Games at My Dinh Stadium. Lo Thi Thanh led many rounds. However, after that, she was overtaken by Hong Le, Thanh tried to chase and then finished after Le, winning the silver medal.
However, after the organizers announced the results, the Singapore delegation filed a lawsuit claiming that Lo Thi Thanh wore inappropriate shoes when competing. On the evening of May 18, the 31st SEA Games athletics organizers had a meeting at My Dinh Stadium and came to a decision to take away Lo Thi Thanh’s silver medal.
After Thanh was stripped of his medal, the organizers promoted athlete Khin Mar Se (Myanmar) to second place. Athlete Goh Chui Ling (Singapore) from 4th place was promoted to 3rd and won the medal. copper. The Singapore track team then confirmed that the bronze medal in the women’s 10,000m race at the 31st SEA Games belonged to Goh Chui Ling.
Thus, Vietnamese athletics lost 1 silver. However, this will not affect the leading position of the Vietnamese athletics team in this year’s SEA Games.
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