Myanmar welcomes back victorious athletes at 11th ASEAN Para Games 2022

Myanmar athletes with disabilities earned 14 gold medals, 12 silver medals and 17 bronze medals, ranked sixth place in the whole team at the 11th ASEAN Para Games in Surakarta (Solo), Indonesia from 30 July to 6 August.
The Myanmar Paralympic Sports Team arrived back at Yangon International Airport by the Myanmar National Airlines’ chartered flight yesterday morning.
Deputy Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs U Myo Hlaing, Yangon Region cabinet members, officials of the Department of Sports and Physical Education, athletes from the Institute of Sports and Physical Education (Yangon) and officials from Myanmar Paralympic Sports Federation delightfully welcomed them back at the Yangon International Airport. The victorious Myanmar sports team bagged nine golds, seven silvers and 11 bronze medals in athletics, five golds, three silvers and two bronzes in swimming, one bronze in the football event, two silvers and two bronzes in weightlifting and one bronze medal in archery, altogether 43 medals and Myanmar missed medals in volleyball and goalball events. The 12th ASEAN Para Games will be hosted by Cambodia in June 2023. — MNA

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