Summer sport training course opened in Nay Pyi Taw

A girl shows her slow motion martial arts performance at the summer sport training course in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. Photo: KYI SOE LIN
A girl shows her slow motion martial arts performance at the summer sport training course in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. Photo: KYI SOE LIN

An opening ceremony for summer sports training courses was held yesterday in Nay Pyi Taw Union Territory.
The training courses are jointly organized by the Ministry of Health and Sports and the Ministry of Education.
The summer course is aimed at grooming new young athletes in order for them to improve their physical skills at different sports so they can ultimately achieve success for their country, U Myo Hlaing, director general of the Sports and Physical Education Department said in his opening speech.
The summer sport training courses occur annually in each township throughout Myanmar as a national level sport movement, he said.
The summer course in Nay Pyi Taw features eight kinds of sports: Sepak Takraw, Taekwondo, track and field events, volleyball, football, Myanmar martial arts, Karate and Wushu. More than 4000 students will participate in the training programs that are taking place at the schools and township athlete fields.
The first group of courses opened on 23 February and run until 6 March while the second group opened on 27 February and run until to 12 March.
—Myanmar Digital News

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