17 August 2022
Shan State Government launched the 2022 U-25 township-level table tennis and billiards/snooker tournaments for the Chief Minister’s Cup on Wednesday.
Chief Minister Dr. Kyaw Tun attended the tournament opening in Taunggyi and said that the tournaments are to bring out good athletes and players for the nation and make the people healthy and fit. Athletes will be selected from the tournaments for the Shan State team to compete in the regional and state competitions to be held in Nay Pyi Taw and Taunggyi.
The Chief Minister also urged the players to respect the set rules and regulations, to show their sportsmanship and to play competitively based on the spirit of sportsmanship. Participated by 30 teams with 270 players, the 2022 U-25 township-level table tennis for the Chief Minister’s Cup is set take place till the 22nd of August and the billiards/snooker tournament till the 23rd of August.
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