Women’s volleyball, shooting teams win big at Victory Cup

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(VOVWORLD) - With outstanding performance in 2023, the Vietnamese women’s volleyball and shooting teams scored triumphs at the Victory Cup Gala for the best players and coaches of the year, which was held by the Sports Authority of Vietnam, Vietnam Cable Television and Vietcontent in Hanoi on Tuesday. 
Women’s volleyball, shooting teams win big at Victory Cup - ảnh 1The volleyball team receives the Team of the Year Award. (Photo: VNA)

Volleyball star Nguyen Thi Thanh Thuy won the awards for Female Athlete of the Year and Most Favored Athlete of the Year. 2023 was a resounding success for Thuy and her teammates as they became the champions of the Asian Women’s Club Volleyball Championship and the Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Challenge Cup. Besides, they won berths to compete at the FIVB Challenger Cup and FIVB Volleyball Women’s Club World Championship. Thuy is also the backbone of the PFU Blue Cats in the Japanese League.

The volleyball team got the Team of the Year Award while its coach Nguyen Tuan Kiet received the Coach of the Year Award.

Shining at the 19th Asian Games (ASIAD 19) after defeating many strong opponents to take Vietnam’s first gold at the sport event, marksman Pham Quang Huy secured the Male Athlete of the Year Award. Behind the success of Huy and the national shooting team was Park Chung Gun who was honored as the Foreign Coach of 2023.

Meanwhile, the Teammates of the Year Award went to four women of the spak takraw team who won gold medals in the world championship, Asian Games and SEA Games. Player Tran Thi Ngoc Yen was honored in the Young Player of the Year category.

The Athlete with Disabilities of the Year Award honored weightlifter Le Van Cong for the third time.

The Lifetime Achievement Award went to former Director of the Sports Authority of Vietnam Le Buu, while the women’s football team received the Image of the Year Award.