Just lately, Vietnam’s primary swimmer, Nguyen Thi Anh Vien, has simply utilized for a break from competitors to the Basic Division of Sports activities. This can be a very surprising choice from this athlete and makes the leaders of the Vietnamese sports activities trade actually tough to take care of.
“We acquired an utility for go away from athlete Nguyen Thi Anh Vien on October 8. That is fairly shocking as a result of Anh Vien continues to be within the coaching plan to organize for the thirty first SEA Video games and the 2022 Asian Video games,” the consultant mentioned. The consultant of the Basic Division of Bodily Schooling and Sports activities (Sports activities and Sports activities) mentioned.
In accordance with the content material of the appliance, the explanation why Anh Vien determined to retire is as a result of she is 25 years outdated this 12 months and he or she needs to give attention to finishing her examine program at Ho Chi Minh Metropolis College of Bodily Schooling and Sports activities.
Nonetheless, as many earlier info has revealed, in keeping with consultants, Anh Vien has confronted extra psychological difficulties than coaching or competitors circumstances. Vietnam’s swimming star has actually had a disaster when it comes to motivation to compete, after the efficiency has declined in lots of latest tournaments, particularly on the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
On the latest World Sports activities Pageant in Tokyo, Anh Vien didn’t compete efficiently, her efficiency was a lot worse than her personal private document. Particularly, within the ladies’s 200m freestyle swim, Anh Vien achieved a document of two minutes 5 seconds 30 and shortly stopped within the qualifying spherical. Within the 800m content material, the woman from Can Tho additionally didn’t cross the qualifying spherical with a document of 9 minutes 03 seconds 56.
After the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Anh Vien returned to the Nationwide Sports activities Coaching Heart in Ho Chi Minh Metropolis from September to apply usually. Nonetheless, in keeping with the middle’s director, Mr. Vo Quoc Thang, Anh Vien has lengthy meant to retire to give attention to learning tradition.
Earlier than Anh Vien’s sudden request, the chief of the Basic Division of Sports activities and Sports activities is meaning to persuade the “little mermaid” to proceed to apply and compete at the least till the top of the thirty first SEA Video games held at house. Though she has handed her peak, Anh Vien continues to be an athlete with the chance and stature to win essentially the most gold medals for the Vietnamese sports activities delegation.
Quite the opposite, if Anh Vien retires at the moment, the preparation plan for the upcoming SEA Video games of the Vietnamese swimming group shall be significantly disturbed. After Anh Vien, no feminine swimmer has been in a position to carry the duty of profitable a medal in a aggressive playground just like the SEA Video games.
On the age of 25, Anh Vien is already a monument within the historical past of Vietnamese swimming. Athletes from Can Tho gained 25 SEA Video games gold medals; 1 silver and 1 bronze medal of the Asian Championship; 2 Asian bronze medals; 2 Olympic Video games…