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Vietnam was first in the Olympic Games in 1952 as State of Vietnam. After the Partition of Vietnam only the Republic of Vietnam competed from 1956 to 1972. They became the Socialist Republic of Vietnam beginning in1980. They have never been in the Winter Olympics.

The Vietnam Olympic Committee was formed in 1976 and recognized by the IOC in 1979.

Medalists

Medal Name Games Sport Event
22 Silver Trần Hiếu Ngân 2000 Sydney Taekwondo Women's 57kg event.
22 Silver Hoàng Anh Tuấn 2008 Beijing Weightlifting Men's 56kg event.

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