Second day of 18th ASIAN Games-2018

30 72The second day of the 18th Asian Games continued yesterday in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang. Myanmar Olympic Committee Vice-President and Deputy Minister for Health and Sports Dr. Mya Lay Sein and Myanmar Olympic Committee General Secretary and Director-General of the Department of Sport and Physical Education U Myo Hlaing gave their support to the Myanmar sports teams competing there.
In the indoor stadium in Jakarta, Daisy Oo Juliet from Myanmar faced off with a Thai competitor in the Women’s Taekwondo Sparring-53 kilo division but lost to her opponent. Myanmar’s Zaw Lin Htet also lost to his Afghan opponent in the Men’s Taekwondo Sparring-57 kilo division.
In the Jakarta wushu stadium, Myanmar’s Myat Noe Eain competed in the Taichi Chuan competition, garnering 19.04 marks over two days and achieving 10th place. Aye Thitsar Myint from Myanmar also entered in the Women’s Taolu competition, garnering 19.01 marks over two days and achieving 7th place. Myanmar’s Thein Than Oo competed in the Men’s Taolu competition and earned 9.68 marks, achieving 6th place, and will compete in today’s competition as well.
17 72Meanwhile, in the women’s three-member sepak takraw competition in Palembang, Myanmar triumphed over Malaysia after winning three matches.
Aye Myat Yadanar Oo from Myanmar earned 604.6 marks in the 10M Air Rifle Women competition, in Palembang, achieving 39th place.
Myanmar teams also competed in the international boat rowing contest for men’s eight-member race and women’s four-member race. The contest will continue today as well.
Myanmar won against Iran 2-0 in the Jakarta stadium men’s football competition.
Additionally, in the men’s volleyball competition, Myanmar won against Kazakhstan with scores of 17-25, 25-22, 25-19, 25-18, three-one matches. — GNLM

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