Pushing Myanmar has given keen Rangoon skaters a new park to hone their craft.
Precision and nerves of steel is a recipe for success in archery, something that Burma turned out to possess. The Burmese Paralympic archery team led the charts for men’s compound archery on Thursday, at the Para Games.
The opening ceremony for the 7th ASEAN Para Games – hosted in Burma for the first time ever – was held at Wunna Theikdi Stadium in Naypyidaw on Tuesday evening.
After the success of the SEA Games, Burma is now preparing to host the ASEAN Para Games for the first time ever. With only a few days until the opening ceremony in Naypyidaw, the teams were more than ready.
Now just a few weeks until the opening ceremony, opinions diverge whether or not Burma has prepared well enough for hosting the SEA Games. Expectations of gold medals are high, as is pressure on the athletes.
Burma is due to host the ASEAN Para Games for the first time this December but athletes say the training facilities are substandard and lack proper equipment.