Local women knock out two golds at int'l boxing event

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Vietnamese boxers have returned home from the President's Cup in Jakarta, Indonesia, carrying five medals, including two golds.

The 21st annual contest ended Friday July 8 with two silvers and one bronze also in Vietnamese pockets.

Luu Thi Duyen won the women's 57kg gold while Le Thi Hien took the gold in the women's 64kg final. They beat competitors from Myanmar and Mongolia, respectively.

Le Thi Bang took the silver in the women's under-54kg category while Nguyen Van Hai brought home the silver in the men's under-56kg event and Ngo Thi Chung took the bronze in the women's under-60 kg contest.

The 6-day President's Cup event attracted more than 300 boxers from 29 countries and territories including Vietnam, Russia, Iran, South Korea, Australia and Taiwan.

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