VVN

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VVNVeilig Verkeer Nederland (Dutch: Safe Traffic Netherlands)
VVNVovinam (Vietnamese martial arts)
VVNVirtual Voice Network
VVNVery Very Nice (gaming)
VVNVereniging voor de Verenigde Naties (Dutch)
VVNVillage Video News
VVNVictory in Viet Nam (Watchmen comics)
VVNVietnam Volunteer Network (UK)
VVNVieux Volants Namurois (French: Old Flying Namur; Belgium)
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According to them, it's because of the inclusion of the host country of indigenous martial arts sports such as vovinam and kenpo.
En effet, il a marque de son empreinte les arts martiaux en general et le vovinam viet vo dao en particulier.
Beach football and Southeast Asian martial arts vovinam and pencak silat will also feature on the menu.
Girls as young as 10- years performed Vovinam, a Vietnamese martial art form, on that day.
Obviously, the lean athlete contingent was handicapped by token participations in some events and non-participation in such medal-rich sports as petanque, vovinam, traditional boat race and chinlone and other events.
Le Maroc a remporte la premiere edition du tournoi international de Vovinam Viet Vo Dao (art martial vietnamien) disputee les 5 et 6 avril a la salle Fathallah Bouazzaoui de Sale, a l'initiative de l'association Oscar Sale et sous l'egide de la Federation mondiale de la discipline.
L Alex Singh of Khurai Ahongei Leikai took India to the second runners up podium by winning the lone gold for India in the Ngu Mon Quyen form category and another Bronze in the Fighting category-55 kg at the Six-Nation Asian Vovinam Championship held at Kish Island, Iran from July 17-22.
The three-day Asian Vovinam Championships, featuring 70 countries, was held on the Iranian island of Kish this week.
With the slogan "For a Rising Asia", the Games will see official competitions in 20 sports, including vovinam (Vietnamese martial arts), for the first time.
beaucoup plus grand que] Avec la participation de la Ligue algeroise des arts martiaux, huit disciplines ont ete programmees, a savoir le kung-fu, le yoseikan budo, le judo, le ki-chin-tai-jitsu, le karate-do, l'aikido, le jijutsu bresilien et le vovinam viet vo dao, avec la participation record de 200 athletes.
Benefitting from the inclusion of traditional lesser-known sports like chinlone, vovinam and kempo, which gave them a combined 16 golds, the hosts led in the early stages of the Games, before Thailand unleashed its might.
The Vietnamese martial art of Vovinam may not ring a bell in India, but the sport has got the country seven medals, including a gold, at the Asian Indoor Games in Hanoi, Vietnam.