The closing and award-presenting ceremony of the 2022 Inter-State and Region Women’s Fitness (Aerobics) Competition was held at Nay Pyi Taw Wunna Theikdi Gymnasium (B) yesterday afternoon in line with the COVID-19 rules.
Members of the State Administration Council Daw Aye Nu Sein, Jean Phang Naw Taung and Saw Daniel, Deputy Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs U Myo Hlaing, officials and staff from respective departments attended the event.
An award-giving ceremony was held after the final competitions of the individual aerobics event.
Consolation prize winners of the five-a-side aerobics competition from Kayin State, Mon State and Magway Region were awarded by Myanmar Women’s Sports Federation Executive Daw Jennifer Tin Lay.
Next, Secretary of the Myanmar Women’s Sports Federation Daw Aye Aye Shwe presented consolation prizes to the three-a-side teams from Shan State, Rakhine State and Bago Region.
Vice-President of Myanmar Women’s Sports Federation Daw Yee Yee Win gave consolation prizes to the individual aerobics competition participants from Kayin State, Sagaing Region, Bago Region and Shan State.
Next, Director-General of the Department of Sports and Physical Education U Tun Myint Oo presented the first, second and third prizes to the five-a-side aerobics teams from Yangon Region, Kachin State and Shan State.
Then, Deputy Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs U Myo Hlaing presented the first, second and third prizes to the three-a-side aerobics teams from Yangon Region, Kachin State and Kayin State.
Afterwards, Jean Phang Naw Taung, a member of the State Administration Council, presented an award to Ma Zami Tang from Kachin State, who won the first prize in the individual aerobics competition.
First runner-up Ma Aye Aye Soe from Rakhine State and second runner-up Ma Yadana Lin from Yangon Region, were also awarded individual medals and cash prizes by Saw Daniel, a member of the State Administration Council.
Then, Daw Aye Nu Sein, a member of the State Administration Council, presented a championship trophy to the Kachin State team which won the tourney.
The purpose of the 2022 State and Region Women’s Aerobics Competition was to promote ethnic friendship and the emergence of a new generation of athletes and to raise national fitness standards, officials said. — MNA