SEAP Games

The members of South East Asian Peninsular Games include

  • Burma
  • Cambodia
  • Laos
  • Malaysia
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam

The 1st SEAP Games was held in Bangkok, Thailand in 1959.

Second SEAP Games

University Athletes for 2nd SEAP Games 

  • The 2nd SEAP Games was held in Rangoon, Burma in December 1961.
  • Aung San Stadium was the main venue.
  • About 20 University Students represented Burma in the Games. Dr. Richard Yu Khin (MEHS61), son of Saya U Yu Khin (Dean of RU), sent me a photo.
  • In Track and Field, Burma placed first in the medal standings.
  • Three Mra brothers — Tun Mra, Kyaw Mra and Soe Mra — won Gold Medals.
  • Tun Mra won a Gold in the 4×100 m relay with Soe Aung (Burma Champion) as anchor.
  • Kyaw Mra won the Hurdles.
  • Soe Mra won the Pole Vault.
  • In Swimming, Burma placed first in the medal standings.
  • Tin Maung Ni won 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 4x100m freestyle relay, and 4×100 medley relay. His team mates won the other events. Tin Maung was Rangoon University and Burma Champion. He joined the Navy. He later won Golds at the Asian Games. He also competed in the Olympics.
  • Aye Kyaw (cousin of Dr. Hla Yee Yee) and Derek Lynsdale represented Burma in swimming.
  • Richard Yu Khin (MEHS61) won Gold in Yachting.
  • Mu Mu Khin (Daphne Tha Dok, Tennis) later married Than Lwin (Tennis).
  • Mao Toon Siong (M62) was Burma Champion for Singles and Doubles in Table Tennis. He later served as National Coach.

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