Mandalay women, Shan men champion in Inter-State/Region Volleyball Tournament 2024

Shan State men’s team and Man­dalay Region women’s team clinched titles in the Inter-State/Region Volleyball Tournament 2024, held from 7 to 16 May in Nay Pyi Taw.


In the final match of the women’s event, the Yangon Region team and the Mandalay Region team played and put pressure on each other in turns. Finally, the Mandalay Region team thrashed the Yangon Region team 3-0.


In the men’s event, Shan and Kayin state teams poured out their utmost efforts to win over each other. Finally, the Shan State team beat the Kayin State team 3-1.


Chairman of the State Ad­ministration Council Prime Minister Senior General Min Aung Hlaing presented cash awards and championship trophies to the Shan State men’s team and Mandalay Re­gion women’s team and cor­dially greeted players at the prize-awarding ceremony at Wunna Theikdi Gymnasium C in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.


SAC Joint Secretary Lt-Gen Ye Win Oo presented individual medals to the Champion Man­dalay Region women’s team and Shan State men’s team.


SAC members and Un­ion ministers presented cash awards and individual medals to second- and third-prize winning men’s and women’s teams and best player award winners.


The tournament aims to further cement friendly re­lations among players from regions and states, turn out selected national players and improve Myanmar’s volleyball standard.

A total of 13 men’s teams and 12 women’s teams par­ticipated in the ISR Volleyball Tournament 2024. — MNA/TTA