Karate athlete Nguyen Minh Phung (right). (Photo: vnexpress.net)

Phung’s medal was beyond experts’ expectation and he has fought for it with remarkable efforts.

It is the first medal of the Vietnamese team on the seventh day of the regional largest sporting event.

As of 6:30pm on August 25th, Vietnam had earned one gold, seven silver and nine bronze medals at the ASIAD 2018./.