Asian Games: Myanmar wins one more bronze at Dragon Boat event

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Team Myanmar is seen celebrating the victory. PHOTO: MNA

Myanmar team won one more bronze medal at the XIX Asian Games as the team secured third place in the men’s 1,000-metre 12-rower competition held at Wenzhou Dragon Boat Centre in Wenzhou, China yesterday.
The Indonesian team won the gold medal while host China garnered the silver medal against Myanmar, the bronze medalist.
Meanwhile, the Myanmar women’s team stood in sixth place after competing at the women’s 1,000-metre 12-rowers event, featuring eight teams. The event was won by host China while Indonesia picked the silver while South Korea grabbed the bronze medal.
Next, the men’s Sepak Takraw tourney was held at Jinhau Sports Centre in Jinhau yesterday morning and Myanmar beat India 2-0.
In the women’s event, Thailand beat Myanmar 2-0. However, Myanmar teams failed to make the finals as they lost in the next matches.
Myanmar has currently earned one gold and two bronze medals for the XIX Asian Games. — MNA/KZL

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