Vietnamese lifters to compete at world youth contest

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Vietnamese weightlifters will participate in the World Youth Weightlifting Championships held in Penang, Malaysia from June 30 till July 7.

Thach Kim Tuan, who won gold at the Youth Olympics held in Singapore in 2010, is expected to snatch a medal at the event.

Tuan and six other lifters Duong Thanh Truc, Tran Van Hoa, Hoang Tan Tai, Nguyen Minh Quang, Tran Le Quoc Toan, Nguyen Thi Loi and Nguyen Thi Dung have been practicing at Ho Chi Minh City's Phu Tho Sports Complex since February under Bulgarian trainer Diyan Deykov.

Leading Vietnamese lifters including Tuan have been working hard to compete at international events to qualify for the 2012 London Olympics.

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