SEAP Games [2] *


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

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University Athletes for 2nd SEAP Games
  • 2nd SEAP Games was held in Rangoon, Burma in December 1961.
  • Aung San Stadium was the main venue.

University Student Athletes

  • About 20 University Students represented Burma in the Games. Dr. Richard Yu Khin (MEHS61), son of Saya U Yu Khin (Dean of RU), provided the photo.


  • Burma placed first in the medal standings.
  • Tin Maung Ni won 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 4x100m freestyle relay, and 4×100 medley relay.
    Rangoon University and Burma Champion.
    Joined the Navy.
    Won Gold at the Asian Games.
    Competed in the Olympics.
  • His team mates — Mya Thee, Aung Than, Maung Kyi — also dominated the other events.
  • Aye Kyaw (cousin of Dr. Hla Yee Yee) and Derek Lynsdale represented Burma in swimming.

Table Tennis

  • Mao Toon Siong (M62) was Burma Champion for Singles and Doubles in Table Tennis.
  • Later served as National Coach.


  • Mu Mu Khin (Daphne Tha Dok, Tennis)
    Later married Than Lwin (Tennis)

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.


  • Richard Yu Khin won Gold in Yachting with
    U Maung Maung Lwin (Commodore, Rangoon Sailing Club)

Fifth SEAP Games

Held in Rangoon in 1969.

Categories: Sports

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