18 May 2022
Myanmar Billiard player Pauk Sa won a gold medal at the English Billiards Individual Finals event of the 31st SEA Games, held at the Ha Dong Stadium in Hanoi on Tuesday.
Pauk Sa beat a Singaporean player Peter Gilchrist, who won six gold medals in the South-East Asian Games, and another six gold medals in the World Billiard Championship by3-1.
Union Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs U Min Thein Zan awarded 3,000 US Dollar to him for winning the fifth Gold Medal for Myanmar.
In the 50-metre Free Pistol event held at Hanoi National Sports Training Centre,Ye Tun Naung won a silver medal. Myanmar team also won a bronze medal in the Mixed Triple Event of Petanque, and women’s1,000-metre individual Conoeing event.
Moreover, Myanmar athletes reached to the Final rounds of 1,000-metre Men’s Individual Canoeing Event, 1,000-metre four-ore Event, and 1,000-metre Men’s Canoeing Event. As of May 17th, Myanmar ranked7th at the 31 st South-East Asian Games, and has won 22 medals in total including five gold, six silver and 11 bronze medals.
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