SEA Games Billiards: Pauk Sa wins gold medal with victory over Singaporean World Billiard Star

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Myanmar gold medallist Pauk Sa.

Myanmar Billiards player Pauk Sa won the SEA Games Individual Billiards Championships in Viet Nam on the morning of 17 May.
At the English Billiards Individual Finals event. Myanmar Billiard player Pauk Sa won the gold medal after beating Peter Gilchrist, a Singaporean who won six gold medals in the Southeast Asian Games, and another six gold medals in the World Billiard Championship by 3-1 yesterday at the Ha Dong Stadium in Hanoi.
Pauk Sa made no mistake in the final and won the first match by 102-11.
In the second match, Peter Gilchrist won with a score of 100-12, but in the third bout, Pauk Sa scored back with a solid point of 101-0.
Therefore, the fourth match was decisive and Pauk Sa won with 100-95 points and won the gold medal.
Peter Gilchrist won gold medals in six consecutive individual billiards events in SEA Games from 2009 to 2019, but Pauk Sa ended his successful reign.
Myanmar billiards have won gold medals in doubles and team-wise events throughout the SEA Games, but this is first Myanmar wins gold in individual events. — Ko Nyi Lay/GNLM

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