17 May 2022
Union Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs U Min Thien Zan met with the athletes of Myanmar women’s national football team and Myanmar men's national volleyball team who are participating in the 31st SEA Games hosted by Viet Nam on 16th May.
During the meeting, the Union minister praised the brilliant performance of the sporting team as they have shown their hard work. The State and the people will look forward to honouring the nation pride through sports and success. The State awarded 100,000 USD to Myanmar women’s national football team advancing to the semi-final.
They will play against Viet Nam Women’s Football Team on 18th May. The Union Minister and party then observed competing of Myanmar athletes at the Taekwondo competition that was held in Tay Ho stadium in Hanoi.
Likewise, Billiard/Snooker tournaments were held at Ha Dong stadium, Archery and shooting competitions at Hanoi National Sport Training Center, Petan Tournaments at Hanoi Sport Training Center, Sepaktakraw at Hoang Mai sports stadium, Boxing at Bac Ninh sports stadium as the Monday events and Myanmar athletes were participating in the events. Myanmar won 4 golds, 5 silvers and 9 bronzes at the 31st SEA Games until 16th May.
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