Jong Su Kim from North Korea stripped of his silver and bronze medals

Jong Su Kim has tested positive for the drug propranolol and has since been stripped of the silver medal he won in the Men’s 50m Pistol and the bronze medal he won in Men’s 10m Air Pistol.
Propranolol is a drug used to control hyper-tension and anxiety.
Thi Ngan Thuong Do from Vietnam who competed in the [...]

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China has added to its growing list of gold medals tonight, this time in the the men’s 56 kilogram weightlifting. Long Qingqua 17, lifted 292kg to snatch the gold medal.
Hoang Anh Tuan of Vietnam finished second and Eko Yuli Irawan from Indonesia won the bronze medal.


Vietnam has high hopes for the Beijing Olympics after winning 64 gold medals at the recently held Southeast Asian Games.
Vietnam will have around 15 athletes competing in Beijing in 6 events. They are hoping to secure places in shooting, wrestling and swimming. Their main hope for a medal is in the taekwando - [...]