|The referee declares the overall victory to Zareen Nikhat. (Photo: Nhan Dan Newspaper)
Tam lost 5-0 to India’s Zareen Nikhat in the final of the women's light flyweight (48-50kg) category on Sunday evening in New Delhi, India.
She nonetheless made history by becoming the first Vietnamese boxer to compete for a world title. The previous best achievement by a Vietnamese boxer was a bronze medal.