International sports winners for 2018 honored in award ceremony


Award Ceremony for sports federations and athletes who garnered medals in international games held in 2018 was held at the hall of the Department of Sport and Physical Education yesterday.
Union Minister Dr. Myint Htwe said, “I am honored to each athletic and supported sport federations who achieved. Tries for achievement in the games show the dignity of the country. Sport federations also need to cooperate and if there were any issues in the training, the Ministry will support the utmost.”
Deputy Minister Dr. Mya Lay Sein and officials gave awards to athletics who won medals in Southeast Asia invited 80th Singapore Open Track & Field Championship 2018, Thailand Open Track & Field Championship 2018, AFF (U-16) Women’s Championship 2018 (Football Match), AFF (U-16) Men’s Championship 2018 (Football Match), 15th Southeast Asia Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship, 10th ASEAN Schools Games, 2nd Yunnan ASEAN International Championship 2018 (Badminton), 2018 Universities Boat Race in Malaysia, Thailand Future Arana Badminton Open 2018, 7th South East Asia Open Archery Championship 2018, Five Countries Invited Bike Race, Princess Chulahorn Swimming Championship 2018, Rayong NTT-ASTC Sprint Triathlon Asian Cup, Indonesia Junior Amater Open Golf Championship 2018, Thailand Open Karatedo Championship 2018, First Asiania Indoor Skydiving Championships amd China Open 2018, G2 Snooker International Championship 2018, 52th Asia Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship, HKODA National & Open Championship 2018 Yatch Race, Penang Open Snooker Championship 2018, 2018 Asia Junior and U23 Canoe Slaom Championship, 4th Asia Vovinam Championship, APJGA Master Final, Iran Fajr International Challenge 2018, Teen Junior Championship Golf Championship, Mauritius International 2018 Badminton Championship and Egypt International 2018 Badminton Championship.
Afterward, Union Minister Dr. Myint Htwe awarded honorary certificates and prizes to the Sport Federations of Karate, Badminton, Table Tennis, pool and snooker, and Deputy Minister Dr. Mya Lay Sein conferred awards to Sport Federations of parachuting, boat race, football, volleyball, bicycle, and golf.
During the ceremony, gold medal-5,000,000 Ks, silver medal-3,000,000 Ks, and bronze medal-2,000,000 Ks were rewarded for the Asian Games. Bronze medal-Ks 500,000 Ks for the group competition and depending on the number of the participating countries, gold medal-10,000,000 Ks, silver medal-5,000,000 Ks and bronze medal-3,000,000 were rewarded for the international competitions; a total of Ks 194.1 million were rewarded.—MNA  (Translated by Myat Thandar Aung)

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