September 20, 2017

Myanmar wins silver and bronze at 29th SEA Games

KyawZin Lin

Myanmar Karatedo athlete May Thu Cho (right) fights against  the athlete fromTimor Leste at the 29th SEA GAMES.  Photo: Public Sports and educative department
Myanmar Karatedo athlete May Thu Cho (right) fights against the athlete fromTimor Leste at the 29th SEA GAMES.  Photo: Public Sports and educative department

Myanmar won silver and bronze medals yesterday at the 29th SEA Games  in men’s billiards and snooker event, in men’s snooker double event and in women’s karatedo sparring event, respectively .
Myanmar’s karatedo athlete May Thu Cho beat Timor Leste at the Conventional Center Hall (1) in Kuala Lumpur
and was awarded the bronze medal. In the final of the men’s snooker doubles event held at KICC Conventional Center Hall (4) in Kuala Lumpur, Aung Htay and Minn Si Thu Htun were defeated by the team from Thailand and were awarded the silver medal. Aung Phyo and Ko Htet from the snooker doubles event won the bronze medal along with Malaysia’s Moh Keen Hoo. The billiards and snooker competition consists of three disciplines — pool, snooker and English billiards.  The Karatedo event consists of three elements — kihon (basics), kata (forms) and kumite (sparring).
Myanmar has already attained four gold medal, five silver medal and eight bronze medals in 29th SEA Games.

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