Myanmar Sepak Takraw team bag one gold and one bronze whereas Judo team win two silver medals in SEA Games 31

May 20


THE 31st South-East Asian Games, hosted by Viet Nam, is being held at stadiums in various cities. Myanmar won the seventh gold medals in the women’s doubles (Regu) with a 2-1 win over host Viet Nam at the Hoang Mai Stadium in Hanoi, yesterday afternoon.


The men’s team (Regu) won the bronze medal at the same time. Myanmar, Malaysia, Thailand and Viet Nam competed in the women’s 20-kilometre walking race final, and Ma Zin May Htet won the silver medal for Myanmar.


In the women’s Judo event at the Hoai Duc Stadium in Hanoi, Ma Chu Myat Noe Wai and Ma Nweni Pwint Hlaing won silver medals in the women’s individual -57kg and -63kg Judo event.


Next, Myanmar won a bronze medal in the Men’s Doubles 1000-metre Canoeing event.


Ma Daisy Juliet won the silver medal in Taekwondo (-49kg) event at Tay Ho Stadium while Maung Htet Zaw Lin in the -80kg and Maung Kyaw Min Naing in the -87kg Taekwondo Men’s attack event won the bronze medal each.


Likewise, Ma Zin Mar Khaing won the bronze medal in -65kg Vovinam event at Soc Son Stadium.


The Union minister and party enjoyed and supported the Myanmar teams’ participation in Track and Field, Weightlifting, Vovinam and Sepak Takraw events.


Myanmar is ranked 7th in the ASEAN with a total of 39 medals, winning seven golds, 12 silvers and 20 bronzes. —MNA