Achievements in Sports More medals secured in 31st SEA Games

14 May 2022
2022-05-14 14:58

Chairman of Myanmar Olympic Committee, Union Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs U Min Thein Zan, Director General of Department of Sports and Physical Education U Tun Myint Oo, officials and Myanmar Sports Teams attended and encouraged 31st SEA Games Sport Events including Petanque, Kurash and Rowing that are being held by host country Vietnam on 13th May.

First, Union Minister and party observed the Petanque (Men&Women) matches held at National Sports Training Center in Hanoi, Vietnam. There, Petanque player Khin Cherry Thet grabbed 2nd gold medal for the country. She played against rival teams from 5 countries and took first place with highest score and came to a final match after winning semifinal through playing against Cambodia. Then, she beats player from Lao team at final competition. Likewise, Petanque player Win Thurein Tun secured bronze medal.

At the same time, Kurash final events were conducted at Hoai Duc Gymnasium. There, Kurash player Phyo Swe Zin Kyaw beats Vietnamese player at Women’s Kurash-70kg class and grabbed silver medal while Kurash player Soe Myint Tun added bronze medal in Men’s Kurash-73kg class.

At Rowing Sports Events conducted in Hai Phong, rower Shwe Zin Latt and Nilar Win gained bronze medals in Women Double Sculls (W2X). It’s also reported Kyaw Min Than secured silver medal in 55 kg- Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship being held at Ha Noi National Sports Training Center respectively.


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