Rowing

RUBC (20)

Kin Maung Bo

  • Past Captain and Gold
  • Commander / First native Chief of the Burma Navy
  • Succeeded by Commodore Than Pe

Commodore Than Pe

  • Past Captain and Gold
  • Vice Chief of Staff (Navy)
  • Member of 17-man Revolutionary Council in 1962
  • Minister of Health and Education
  • Succeeded Sir Arthur Eggar as President of RUBC
  • Helped found Defense Services Rowing Club and Burma Rowing Federation

James Barrington

  • Gold
  • ICS
  • Permanent Representative of the Burmese Delegation to the United Nations
  • Preceded U Thant as Permanent Representative
  • Succeeded U Thant who was elected Secretary General of the United Nations

Balwant Singh

  • Gold
  • Pali
  • Commissioner of Pegu (Bago) Division
  • High ranking official in the United Nations for Security

Chan Tha

  • Past Captain and Gold
  • Soccer star (Faculty of Engineering, Rangoon University team Captain, Burma Selected)

Harry Saing (Htut Saing)

  • Past Captain and Gold)
  • Multiple sports athlete : represented Faculty of Medicine, Rangoon University and Burma in Hockey, Cricket, Soccer, Track and Field, Rowing
  • Represented RUBC 10+ times
  • Won Venables Bowl for Coxless Pairs at the 1958 ARAE Regatta at Calcutta with Tin Htoon
  • Won Willingdon Trophy for Coxed Fours at the 1960 ARAE Regatta at Colombo with Tin Htoon, Victor Htun Shein, Sunny Teng and Sein Htoon
  • Pediatric Surgeon: With Dr. Pe Nyun (Past Secretary and Gold, Lead Surgeon), Ko Harry conducted the first operation in Burma to separate conjoined twins (Ma Nan Soe and Ma Nan San)
  • Professor at Hong Kong Medical School
  • Patron of Hong Kong Rowing / Sailing Club
  • His ashes were scattered into the waters near the Hong Kong Rowing Club
  • He supported RUBC teams competing at the FEARA Regatta in Hong Kong
  • Mostly rowed as Bow.
  • In 1962, Ko Harry coached seven new Golds and rowed as Timing Stroke. Ko Win Kyi rowed as (7). Myo Tin (6), Micky Tan (5), Htain Linn (4), Oung Kyaing (3), Winston Tun Thoung (2), Myo Myint (Bow), Victor Wu (Cox) benefited from his coaching.

Some Golds from the 1950s & 1960s

  • U Maung Maung Than Tun
  • Dr. Myo Tint
  • U Tin Htut
  • U Tin Htoon
  • Lawrence Sein Tun Aung
  • Jimmy Saw Lwin
  • Aunt Kyi
  • U Tun Shein (Willie Saing)
  • U San Maung (Gerald Sein)
  • Dr. Hla Min (Eddie Chan)
  • M. Hla Min (E A Moosaji)
  • U Han Tin
  • U Sein Htoon
  • Victor Htun Shein
  • Sunny Teng
  • U Mya Maung (U Min Aung)
  • Mehm Than Thoung (Maurice Tun Thoung)
  • Dr. Tin Wa
  • U Tun Aung (George Singh)
  • Dr. Donald Chan
  • Dr. Thein Htut
  • G Ko Lay
  • L. Than Myint
  • U Than Soe
  • U Tun Zan
  • U Myo Tin (William Hone)
  • U Htain Lin
  • Mehm Myo Thoung (Winston Tun Thoung)
  • U Thein Aung (Micky Tan)
  • U Oung Kyaing
  • U Myo Myint
  • U Tin Aung (Victor Wu)
  • U Thaung Lwin
  • U Than Htut

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