Weightlifting: Preparation For State/Region Tournament

25 August 2019
2019-08-25 14:26

Yangon Region organized the Regional Level Weightlifting Tournament at Aung San Stadium on Sunday.

The tournament aims to nurture outstanding weightlifters and come out the new generation athletes.

Secretary, Yangon Region Weightlifting, Phyu Phyu Thi said “We will select the outstanding athletes in this tournament to compete at the State/Region Level Weightlifting tournaments that will be held in coming October. There are 10 categories for men and women tournaments. We will select 24 selections from 10 categories. I’d like to urge the new generation athletes to try hard and promote good moral.”

There are about 50 athletes-under 25 (Men & Women) participated in this tournament.

Secretary, Yangon Region Weightlifting, Phyu Phyu Thi said “Yangon Region Weightlighting established about 26 years ago. We trained well the athletes by camping in Kyaikasan and Aung San stadium. We selected the athletes who are living in Yangon Region. We will award first, second and third prizes in this tournament.”

The 47th State/Region Weightlifting Tournament will be held from 2nd to 5th October of this year in Thein Phyu Sport ground.

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