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RUBC

Updated on March 22, 2019

  • Independence Day Regatta in 1948
  • Father and Son
  • RUBC Captains
  • RUBC Magazine Committee
  • RUBC Crew in 1954
  • RIT Eights
  • RUBC 95th Anniversary
  • Boat Club in late 1960s
  • RASU Rowing in 1967
  • Wedding
  • Lunch Gathering
  • U Chan Tha
  • Old Crocs from our days

Independence Day Regatta in 1948

When Rangoon University reopened in 1946, three siblings — Dr. Pe Nyun, Dr. Pe Thein and their elder sister — attended RU along with U Tin U (elder brother of Saya U Ba Than) and Saya U Sein Hlaing.

Dr. Pe Nyun, Dr. Pe Thein, Bobby Tin (son of Architect U Tin) and U Tin U represented RUBC (Rangoon University Boat Club) at the 1948 Independence Day Regatta at Kandawgyi and became RUBC Gold.

Dr. Pe Nyun served as Secretary of RUBC.

U Tin U served as Captain of RUBC. He is the most senior Past Captain alive. He will be 89 on August 3. His spouse Dr. Khin Kyi Nyunt is the maternal aunt of Sayama Toni Khine and U Thet Tun (Henry, M75).

Bohmu Maung Maung Than Tun is the oldest Past Captain alive. He is older than U Tin U by a few months.

Father and Son

U Sein Htoon and U Zeyar Linn

U Sein Htoon

He graduated with B.Sc.(Engg) in 1963. His classmates include Saya Dr. Tin Hlaing.

He is a Past Captain and Gold of RUBC (Rangoon University Boat Club).

He was Cox of the RUBC team that won the Willingdon Trophy for Coxed Fours at the ARAE (Amateur Rowing Association of the East) Regatta in Colombo, Ceylon in 1960. The crew comprised of U Tin Htoon (Stroke), U Sunny Teng (3), U Victor Htun Shein (2, GBNF), Dr. Harry Saing (Bow, GBNF) and U Sein Htoon (Cox).

He served as President of the Burma Rowing Federation.

Boat Club

U Zeyar Linn

U Zeyar Linn graduated with B.E (Mech) in 2001.

He is RUBC Captain/Gold (1996)

Record

U Sein Htoon and U Zeyar Linn have the honor to be the Second Father-Son pair of RUBC Captain and Gold.

RUBC Captains

RUBC was founded in 1923.

U Ba Tun served as the first Captain.

A group photo of the RUBC Captains were taken in 1963-64.

  • Tha Htin (1931-32)
  • Tun Thoung (1932-33)
  • Aye Maung (1935-36)
  • Khin Maung Bo (1939-40)
  • C. H. Chan (1940-41)
  • Kyaw Thein (1947-48)
  • Tin U (1948-49)
  • W. Ohn Pe ( 1950-51)
  • Chan Tha (1952-53)
  • Mg Mg Than Tun (1953-54)
  • Myo Tint (1955-56)
  • Tin Htut (1956-57)
  • Harry Saing (1957-58) — absentee
  • Than Nyun (1958-59)
  • Tin Htoon (1959-60)
  • Han Tin (1960-61)
  • Tin Wa (1961-62) — absentee
  • Sein Htoon (1962-63)
  • Thaung Lwin (1963-64)

RUBC Magazine Committee

Magazine Committee

RUBC Crew in 1954

RIT Eights

RUBC 95th Anniversary

Boat Club in late 1960s

RASU Rowing in 1967

Wedding

There was a mini-reunion of Old Crocs (Old Members of Rangoon University Boat Club) in December 12, 2017.

Host : Bohmu Maung Maung Than Tun (retired Ambassador, Gold, Oldest RUBC Past Captain & 88 years young) and family

Event: Wedding of U MMTT’s grand daughter (daughter of U Hla Maw Tun, Past Secretary)

Attendees include U Tun Shein (Willy, RUBC Gold), Dr. Than Nyunt (George, Past Captain and Gold), U Tin Htoon (A60, Past Captain and Gold).

Lunch Gathering

U Tun Shein (Willie Saing, RUBC Gold) hosted a lunch gathering for Saya U Tin Htut (M60, RUBC Captain & Gold, US), U Tin Htoon (A60, RUBC Captain & Gold, US) and U Maung Maung Than Tun (Retired Ambassador, RUBC Captain & Gold).

Saya U Tin Htut coxed the Old Paulians crew, which won the Senior Novices event. The crew comprised of U Tun Shein (Stroke), U M. Hla Min (SPHS Saya), Dr. Than Nyunt (George Nyunt, retired minister), and Sao Hso Holm (Bow, son of Arzanee Sao Sam Htun, now in Australia).

Four of the five crew members became RUBC Gold. Two became RUBC Captains.

U Chan Tha

  • U Chan Tha is a multi-talented athlete.
  • He is Past Captain and Gold of RUBC (Rangoon University Boat Club).
  • He is Captain of the Prome Hall Soccer team, which won Inter-Hall Trophy for three years in a row.
  • He represented Rangoon University and Burma in soccer.

Old Crocs from our days

The list is not exhaustive. Some may be GBNF.

Aye Ko
Aye Lwin

Bonnie Kun Lone

Chan Min (George) — Uzin

David (Cycling)
Dicky Tan (Win Naing, M69, GBNF)
Dicky Taw (Dr. Nyan Taw, SPHS63)
Dennis Tun Thoung (Min Tin Thaung)

Edward Tai (Kyaw Sint, T70, GBNF)

Frankie Ohn (Dr. Hla Tin Ngwe, SPHS59)
Frederick Thetgyi

George Ba Thaung (Maung Maung Win)
George Htoon Pay (Aung Tun Oo, M71)
George Mahn Daing (ChE67)
Gyee Thaung (GBNF)

Han Tin (Saya, GBNF)
Han Tin (RASU)
Harry Whaunt (Than Htut)
Htain Lin
Htin Kyaw (MEHS63)

Kenneth Lwin
Khin Maung Aye
Khin Maung Lay (Henry, T68)
Kyaw Kyaw
Kyaw Wynn (SPHS63)
Kyi Aye
Kyi Soe

L. Shark Moon (C67)
Lawrence Tims

Maung Maung Kyi (SPHS63)
Maung Maung Soe
Maung Maung Soe (Photo)
Maurice Pedroni
Micky Po Saw
Micky Tan (Thein Aung, SPHS59))
Myint Thein (Boxing)
Myint Thein (David)
Myint Thein (SPHS64, Eco)
Myint Than (M71)
Myint Thin (M71)
Myint Toe (M71)
Myo Myint (EC67)
Myo Nyunt
Myo Tin (William Hone)

Peter Turnbull

Robin Ban (Kyaw Win, SPHS61)
Ronnie Tun Nyein

Sein Myint (EP69)
Soe Nyunt
Sein Tun (M69)
Soe Thin

Thaung Han
Thaung Lwin (EC66)
Than Htut (M67)
Thein Htut
Tin Htut
Tin Maung Aye (Judo)
Tin Maung Latt
Tin Maung Lwin
Tin Myint
Tin Tun
Toe Lwin

Victor Begent

Willie Soe Maung (Myint Soe, SPHS63)
Win Kyaw (Met71)
Winston Tun Thoung (Min Myo Thoung)
Wunna Sithu (EC71)

Zaw Lin

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