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Sailing

Rangoon Sailing Club was located in the Inya Lakes.

Dr. Richard Yu Khin wrote about the Club and some prominent members (e.g. U Maung Maung Lwin) in his post.

Medalists

The members won Gold and Silver medals in the SEAP Games.

Gold medal winners include

  • U Maung Maung Lwin
  • Dr. Richard Yu Khin
  • Dr. Khin Thein (Victor Thein Maung)
  • Dr. Tun Thein (George Thein Maung)

The Thein Maung family — Shirley, Victor, George and Rosie — is known for their sailing prowess.

Silver medal winners include

  • U Tin Htoon
  • U Hla Khin (Navy)

U Tin Htoon is Past Captain and RUBC Gold. He won the Venables Bowl for Coxless Pairs in the 1958 ARAE Regatta in Calcutta, and the Willingdon Trophy for Coxed Fours in the ARAE Regatta in Colombo.

U Hla Khin represented the Defense Services Rowing Club and won National Championships with U Sein Kyaing.

Other Past Captains and Golds who joined the Rangoon Sailing Club include

  • Saya U Tin Htut
  • Dr. Tin Wa
  • U Thaung Lwin

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