SEA Games 31 concludes with Myanmar winning nine golds, 18 silvers, 35 bronzes


The 31st SEA Games, hosted by Viet Nam, is concluded with Myanmar teams celebrating with nine gold, 18 silver and 35 bronze medals.
The tournament was postponed to 20 May due to the COVID-19 epidemic, and some sports began on 6 May.
The Myanmar team finished seventh in the national championships, competing in 21 sports (international boat race and canoe/kayak separately), winning 16 sports and missing only five.
Seven sports teams won nine gold medals for the Myanmar team, while the Vovinam team is recognized as the most successful Myanmar team by winning three gold, one silver and six bronze medals.
In the 31st SEA Games, the Myanmar Vovinam team swept three golds, three silvers and six bronzes, while the Wushu team bagged one gold, two silvers and two bronzes.
Meanwhile, the Bodybuilding team won one gold, two silvers and one bronze and the Kurash team won one gold, one silver and two bronze medals.
Next, the Myanmar Billiards and Snooker team won one gold, one silver and one bronze medal, while the Sepak Takraw team won one more gold and three bronze medals.
Likewise, the Petanque team won one gold and two bronze medals and the Judo team two silver and two bronze medals.
The Track and Field team won two silver medals, while the Shooting team won another two silvers, and the Canoeing and Kayak team grabbed one silver, and six bronzes.
The taekwondo team took one silver, and three bronzes while the International Rowing team bagged three bronze medals.
Also, the Boxing team won one silver and two bronzes, the Archery team won one bronze medal, and the Weightlifting team won another bronze medal, respectively.
Myanmar has collected nine gold medals, 18 silver medals and 35 bronze medals in total.
The SEA Games 31 ended on 22 May and closed on 23 May.— Ko Nyi Lay/GNLM

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