Thet Htar Thuzar to compete in Uganda Int’l Badminton Series

Thet Htar Thuzar seen at the Yangon International Airport before leaving for Kampala to compete in the Uganda International Badminton Series 2020. Photo: Thet Htar Thuzar’s Facebook page
Thet Htar Thuzar seen at the Yangon International Airport before leaving for Kampala to compete in the Uganda International Badminton Series 2020. Photo: Thet Htar Thuzar’s Facebook page

Myanmar badminton icon Thet Htar Thuzar will compete in the Uganda International Badminton Series 2020, which will be held from 20 to 23 February in Kampala.
Thet Htar Thuzar left for Kampala from the Yangon International Airport on 17 February. Participating in the tournament is part of her plan to improve her current world ranking for a chance in the upcoming 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.
Thet Htar Thuzar’s current world ranking is 61st in Women’s Singles, and she is now trying to improve her rank to ensure a place in the Olympics.
She is planning to play in tournaments in February and April to achieve her dream of competing in the Tokyo Olympics, Thet Htar Thuzar stated on her social media page.
Thet Htar Thuzar has won seven international badminton series in her career: Egypt International in 2018, Uganda International, Kenya International, Mauritius International, Benin International, Cote d’Ivoire International, and Egypt International in 2019.
Thet Htar Thuzar recently competed in the Perodua Malaysia Master 2020 in Malaysia from 7 to 12 January. She lost to Yip Pui Yin from Hong Kong (world rank 50) in the quarter final stage with a 1-2 result of 21-14,15-21,10-21. — Lynn Thit (Tgi)

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