Nguyễn Văn Hùng (martial artist)

Nguyễn Văn Hùng (born 5 May 1980) is a Vietnamese martial artist, and professional basketball player for the Thang Long Warriors of the Vietnam Basketball Association (VBA) and the Saigon Heat of the ASEAN Basketball League (ABL). He is a three-time gold medalist in Taekwondo at the Southeast Asian Games. He also represented his country at the 2008 Beijing Olympics in taekwondo. For his accomplishments in sport, his government granted him the Honourable First Class Labour Order in January 2006.[1][2]

Nguyễn Văn Hùng
No. 10 – Thang Long Warriors
Personal information
Born (1980-05-05) May 5, 1980 (age 42)
Thanh Hóa, Vietnam
Nationality Vietnam
Listed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight199 lb (90 kg)
Career information
Playing career2016–present
Career history
2016Saigon Heat (VBA)
2017Saigon Heat (ABL)
2017Thang Long Warriors
Medal record
Men's taekwondo
Representing  Vietnam
Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 2002 Busan Heavyweight
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 2004 Seongnam Heavyweight
Silver medal – second place 2008 Luoyang Heavyweight
Silver medal – second place 2000 Hong Kong Heavyweight
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Bangkok Heavyweight

Văn Hùng was a member of the Vietnam national basketball team that competed in the 2017 SEABA Championship.[3]


  1. ^ "Gala to honour athletes, coaches". Vietnamnet Bridge. Vietnam News Agency. 2006-01-20. Archived from the original on 2007-09-15. Retrieved 2008-01-22.
  2. ^ "Taekwondo và Karatedo xuất trận, Pencak Silat sẽ lấy nhiều vàng". Sài Gòn Giài Phóng (newspaper). 2007-12-12. Retrieved 2008-01-22.
  3. ^ "Van Hung plans to use everything he has learned to help grow Vietnam basketball". Retrieved 20 May 2017.

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