Union Minister Dr. Myint Htwe presents billiards and snooker award

Union Minister Dr. Myint Htwe presenting an award to India’sAdvani who becomes the champion of the 2018 IBSF World Billiards and World Snooker Championship. PHOTO: MNA
Union Minister Dr. Myint Htwe presenting an award to India’sAdvani who becomes the champion of the 2018 IBSF World Billiards and World Snooker Championship. PHOTO: MNA

Union Minister for Health and Sports Dr. Myint Htwe attended the awards presentation ceremony for the IBSF World Billiards and World Snooker Championship 2018 in Yangon yesterday.
At the event, Deputy Minister for Health and Sports Dr. Mya Lay Sein presented the second runner-up award to David Causier from England, while the Vice President of IBSF, Jim Leacy, presented the first runner-up award to Nay Thwe Oo from Myanmar.
Union Minister for Health and Sports Dr. Myint Htwe handed the award for the tournament championship to India’s Pankaj Advani.
Advani defeated Nay Thway Oo 6-2 in the final, to win the International Billiards and Snooker Federation (IBSF) world billiards title.
In the 150-Up World Billiards 2018, a total of 37 players, including eight from Myanmar, participated. Two Myanmar players advanced to the quarter finals, in which Nay Thwe Oo beat Chit Ko Ko and advanced to the finals.
The Union Minister and Chairman of Myanmar Billiards and Snooker Federation (MBSF) Dr. Min Naing each presented Ks 5 million to the first runner-up winner from Myanmar, Nay Thwe Oo.
The 2018 IBSF World Billiards and World Snooker championships run from 12th November to 27th November, 2018 at the Grand Mercure Hotel in Yangon.—MNA (Translated by Kyaw Zin Tun)

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