These athletes, all in track and field, are Quach Thi Lan, Khuat Phuong Anh, Vu Ngoc Ha, Hoang Thi Ngoc, and Le Ngoc Phuc. They are all highly accomplished in their respective events, having achieved recognition and success both locally and internationally.

Following the forfeiture of the gold medals, the Vietnamese athletics team’s gold medal tally has decreased to 17 from 22.

The doping offenders will also be subject to a strict four-year ban.

The five Vietnamese athletes divulged that they had unknowingly ingested a type of supplement which contained prohibited substances.

Prior to the announcement of the positive doping cases, Vietnam had eliminated five athletes from a list of those eligible to compete at the 2022 National Sports Games and the 32nd Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, scheduled to take place in Cambodia from May 5 to 17.

Aside from them, five athletes from Thailand, Myanmar, and Indonesia will have their medals revoked from the 31st Southeast Asian (SEA) Games following their positive doping test results, according to the list of ten doping offenders released by the Southeast Asian Sports Council on the same day.

Last year, the 31st Southeast Asian (SEA) Games were held in Hanoi and 11 neighboring provinces and cities from May 12 to 23. The event featured an impressive 40 sports and 526 events, with more than 10,000 athletes, officials, and referees from 11 Southeast Asian countries in attendance.

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Five Vietnamese athletes have been stripped of their nine medals, including five golds, after failing doping tests at the 31st Southeast Asian (SEA) Games held in Vietnam in May of last year. This announcement was made by the Southeast Asian Sports Council on Thursday.

These remarkable athletes, all in track and field, are Quach Thi Lan, Khuat Phuong Anh, Vu Ngoc Ha, Hoang Thi Ngoc, and Le Ngoc Phuc. They represent the best of the best in this sport.

Following the forfeiture of their gold medals, the Vietnamese athletics team will see their tally reduced to 17 from 22.

The doping offenders will also be subject to a four-year ban.

The five Vietnamese athletes revealed that they had unwittingly taken a supplement laced with prohibited substances.

Prior to the announcement of the positive doping cases, Vietnam had eliminated five athletes from a list of those eligible to compete at the 2022 National Sports Games and the 32nd Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, scheduled to take place in Cambodia from May 5 to 17.

Reinforced with the latest positive doping test results, the Southeast Asian Sports Council has announced that five athletes from Thailand, Myanmar, and Indonesia will have their medals revoked at the 31st SEA Games. The Council released a list of ten doping offenders on the same day, confirming the athletes’ punishments.

Last year, the 31st Southeast Asian (SEA) Games were held in Hanoi and 11 neighboring provinces and cities from May 12 to 23. The event featured 40 sports and 526 events for more than 10,000 athletes, officials, and referees from 11 Southeast Asian countries. It was a remarkable occasion that brought the region together in sport.

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