Myanmar wins gold in 19th ASEAN University Games’ sepak takraw

Myanmar team (white) competes with Laos team (black) in yesterday’s men’s double sepak takraw competition in Nay Pyi Taw. Photo: Soe Nyunt
Myanmar team (white) competes with Laos team (black) in yesterday’s men’s double sepak takraw competition in Nay Pyi Taw. Photo: Soe Nyunt

Myanmar won the gold medal at the men’s double sepak takraw competition during the 19th ASEAN University Games in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
The speak takraw competition was held within a round robin system.
The Myanmar team was awarded the gold medal after winning all matches during the group competition.
Myanmar met the Thailand and Laos teams as part of the decisive matches.
Myanmar defeated Malaysia by 21-10 and 21-13 points, Thailand by 23-21 and 12-21 points, and Laos by scores of 21-12 and 25-23.
Following Myanmar, the Laos team was awarded the silver medal after three wins and one loss, while Thailand received the bronze medal, with two win and two losses.
Myanmar has earned one gold and one silver medal during sepak takraw competitions.
The men’s triple sepak takraw competition will also be held on 16 December (today).—Shine Htet Zaw (Translated by Kyaw Zin Lin)Medal Tally Country 15.12.2018

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