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Track and Field (2)

Update : January 7, 2021

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
    Won Bronze in 1959 and Gold in 1961 for 4x 100 m Relay
  • 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
    Represented RU and Burma in the First SEAP Games in Bangkok in 1959, and the Second SEAP Games in Rangoon in 1961
    Won Bronze in 1959 and Gold in 1961 for 4x 100 m Relay
    Full Green, Old member and Patron of RUBC
    Appeared in Saya Nyein’s program for RU Diamond Jubilee.
  • Kyaw Mra (GBNF)
    Represented RU and Burma in the First SEAP Games in Bangkok in 1959, and the Second SEAP Games in Rangoon in 1961
    Won Silver for Hurdles at the Second SEAP Games.
    Retired as National Coach for Track and Field.
    Full Green, Old member of RUBC
  • Soe Mra won Gold for Pole Vault at the Second SEAP Games.
    He won another Gold in a subsequent Games
  • Win Mra was a Medalist in Burma Pole Vault 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.
    Won Bronze at the Fifth SEAP Games.
    Also competed for RASU in High Jump at the Inter-Institute Tournament.
  • Dr. Aung Mra 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

U Aye (M62) wrote :

Mg Hla (Badminton), was from Moulmein. We were together at Moulmein College (1956-58). He was selected as a National player even at that time.

Aye Kyaw (Swimming) was from Mudon. He joined Navy after graduation.

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  1. Mg Hla (Badminton), was from Moulmein. We were together at Moulmen College (1956-58). He was selected as a National player even at that time.

    Aye Kyaw (Swimming) was from Mudon. He joined Navy after graduation.

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    From,
    U Aye, HIC/FAO/UN (Retired)

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