17 December 2017
To mark the 43rd Anniversary Rakhine State Day, Kyin or traditional wrestling was held from December 13th to 15th. The final competition was held at Wingabar Ground in Sittwe on December 15th. Rakhine State Chief Minister U Nyi Pu and officials enjoyed the competitions. 40 wrestlers competed in Gold Gong level and 320 in Silver Gong level.
First prize winner of the Gold Gong level was awarded 4 ticals of gold while 3 ticals of gold for second prize winner and 2 ticals of gold for the co-winners of third place. In Silver Gong level, 3 ticals of gold was awarded for the first prize winner, 2 ticals for second prize and 0.75 ticals for the third prize winners. The Chief Minister and the Rakhine State Chief Justice presented prizes to the winners.