RU

Rangoon University (15)

Track and Field

2nd SEAP Games

Tun Naung

  • Star sprinter
  • Represented RU and Burma in the First SEAP Games in Bangkok in 1959, and the Second SEAP Games in Rangoon in 1961
  • Team mates include Tun Mra (Sprint), Kyaw Mra (Hurdles) and Soe Mra (Pole Vault).

Mra Brothers

  • Sons of U Shwe Mra (ICS and Chief Secretary, Union of Burma)
  • Tun Mra won Gold for 4×100 meters relay at the Second SEAP Games.
    Old member and Patron of RUBC
    Appeared in Saya Nyein’s program for RU Diamond Jubilee.
  • Kyaw Mra (GBNF) won Gold for Hurdles at the Second SEAP Games.
    Retired as National Coach for Track and Field.
    Old member of RUBC
  • Soe Mra won Gold for Pole Vault at the Second SEAP Games.
  • Win Mra was Burma Pole Vault Champion before doctors asked him to retire.
    He is an excellent guitarist and vocalist.
    Retired as Myanmar Ambassador to the United Nations.
    Chair of Myanmar Human Rights Commission.
  • Maung Maung Mra succeeded his elder brothers as Burma Pole Vault Champion.
    Also competed for RASU in High Jump at the Inter-Institute Tournament.
  • Dr. Rai Mra and his younger brother represented IM(1) in Track and Field.
    Pole Vault seems to be the default for the Mra brothers.

Kyaw Khin

  • Represented SPHS, RASU and Burma in Track and Field
  • Events include 800m, 1500m, 110m Hurdles and 400m Hurdles
  • Became National Coach in Track and Field

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